Herons Creek Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Herons Creek (2443) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 291 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Herons Creek is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Herons Creek was 311 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

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

87.5% of people living in the suburb of Herons Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% New Zealand, 1.6% England, 1.3% Germany, 1.0% Netherlands.

93.6% of people living in Herons Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Dutch, 1.0% Italian.

The religious makeup of Herons Creek is 35.6% Anglican, 23.3% No religion, 18.1% Catholic, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.3% Buddhism.

56.6% of people are married, 28.5% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 5.9% are separated. There are 5 widowed people living in Herons Creek.

51.7% of the people living in Herons Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Herons Creek has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Herons Creek are 21.0% Managers, 18.1% Professionals, 14.5% Labourers, 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.1% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Herons Creek work in are 13.8% Manufacturing, 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Construction, 10.1% Education and training, 8.7% Retail trade, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.3% Public administration and safety.

41.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $402 per week and the median household income is $831 per week.

The median rent in Herons Creek is $80 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1473 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Herons Creek postcode 2443

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