Tumut Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tumut (2720) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 316 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tumut is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Tumut was 6,238 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Tumut is 39 years of age.

86.0% of people living in the suburb of Tumut were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% England, 1.4% South Africa, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Finland, 0.1% Brazil, 0.1% Poland, 0.1% China , 0.1% Fiji.

92.2% of people living in Tumut speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Greek, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Tumut is 36.1% Anglican, 32.2% Catholic, 11.0% No religion, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 0.6% Lutheran, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

46.2% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 445 widowed people living in Tumut.

59.0% of the people living in Tumut over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Tumut has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Tumut are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Labourers, 13.6% Professionals, 11.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.3% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tumut work in are 18.7% Manufacturing, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Construction, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Education and training, 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 3.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.0% of homes are fully owned, and 29.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $466 per week and the median household income is $918 per week.

The median rent in Tumut is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1408 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tumut postcode 2720

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