East Lismore Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

East Lismore (2480) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 595 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. East Lismore is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of East Lismore was 4,988 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of East Lismore is 38 years of age.

87.5% of people living in the suburb of East Lismore were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% China , 0.7% Italy, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Congo, Democratic Republic of, 0.2% Ireland.

92.3% of people living in East Lismore speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.3% French, 0.2% German, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Other .

The religious makeup of East Lismore is 28.1% Catholic, 22.7% No religion, 19.9% Anglican, 6.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.0% Uniting Church, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.6% Buddhism, 1.4% Pentecostal.

36.8% of people are married, 41.5% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 324 widowed people living in East Lismore.

49.1% of the people living in East Lismore over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. East Lismore has an unemployment rate of 10.0%.

The main occupations of people living in East Lismore are 17.3% Professionals, 14.4% Sales workers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Labourers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Managers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Lismore work in are 17.7% Retail trade, 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Education and training, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Construction, 6.8% Manufacturing, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 3.6% Other services.

31.9% of homes are fully owned, and 27.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $424 per week and the median household income is $833 per week.

The median rent in East Lismore is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1548 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Lismore postcode 2480

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