Taren Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Taren Point (2229) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 18 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Taren Point is in the federal electorate of Cook.

In the 2011 census the population of Taren Point was 1,681 and is comprised of approximately 54.4% females and 45.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Taren Point is 58 years of age.

73.2% of people living in the suburb of Taren Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 2.2% Greece, 1.4% China , 1.2% Egypt, 1.2% Italy, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Cyprus, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Hong Kong .

74.5% of people living in Taren Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.4% Greek, 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Arabic, 1.7% Italian, 1.7% Cantonese, 1.4% Mandarin, 1.0% Other, 0.8% Macedonian, 0.8% German.

The religious makeup of Taren Point is 30.7% Anglican, 22.7% Catholic, 14.2% Eastern Orthodox, 10.0% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.0% Christian, nfd.

56.9% of people are married, 18.9% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 224 widowed people living in Taren Point.

60.0% of the people living in Taren Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Taren Point has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Taren Point are 22.5% Professionals, 18.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.0% Managers, 11.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Sales workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 4.5% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Taren Point work in are 11.8% Retail trade, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.4% Construction, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Education and training, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Financial and insurance services.

59.9% of homes are fully owned, and 22.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $576 per week and the median household income is $1246 per week.

The median rent in Taren Point is $480 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2255 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Taren Point postcode 2229

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