Telegraph Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Telegraph Point (2441) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 320 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Telegraph Point is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Telegraph Point was 619 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the people in Telegraph Point is 46 years of age.

83.8% of people living in the suburb of Telegraph Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 0.8% Fiji, 0.8% Denmark, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland.

94.2% of people living in Telegraph Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% German, 0.8% Spanish, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Other.

The religious makeup of Telegraph Point is 30.4% Anglican, 26.2% Catholic, 21.0% No religion, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.0% Lutheran, 0.6% Buddhism.

51.6% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Telegraph Point.

54.9% of the people living in Telegraph Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Telegraph Point has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Telegraph Point are 17.5% Professionals, 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Managers, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.6% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Telegraph Point work in are 20.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Retail trade, 10.4% Construction, 8.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Manufacturing, 5.8% Other services, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Education and training.

37.5% of homes are fully owned, and 46.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $449 per week and the median household income is $1068 per week.

The median rent in Telegraph Point is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Telegraph Point postcode 2441

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