Batlow Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Batlow (2730) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 335 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Batlow is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Batlow was 1,421 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Batlow is 47 years of age.

80.8% of people living in the suburb of Batlow were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 1.8% Finland, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.1% Germany, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Poland, 0.6% Taiwan, 0.4% Fiji, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Solomon Islands, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Czech Republic, 0.3% Slovenia.

90.2% of people living in Batlow speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 1.1% Dutch, 0.8% German, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Persian, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Batlow is 33.9% Anglican, 20.7% Catholic, 18.6% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Lutheran, 1.2% Pentecostal, 0.8% Buddhism.

49.6% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 106 widowed people living in Batlow.

61.7% of the people living in Batlow over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Batlow has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Batlow are 29.7% Labourers, 15.4% Managers, 13.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.8% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.6% Professionals, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 4.7% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Batlow work in are 30.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.2% Manufacturing, 7.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.6% Wholesale trade, 6.4% Education and training, 6.3% Retail trade, 5.1% Construction, 4.6% Administrative and support services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

43.4% of homes are fully owned, and 26.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $453 per week and the median household income is $785 per week.

The median rent in Batlow is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $965 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Batlow postcode 2730

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