Garoo Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Garoo (2340) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 273 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Garoo is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2006 Census the population of Garoo is 236 and is comprised of 54.5% males and 45.5% females.

The median/average age of the Garoo population is 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Garoo is 84.3% Australia, 4.3% England, 1.3% Chile, 1.3% Scotland.

93.2% of people speak English as their first language.

The religious make up of Garoo is 44.7% Anglican, 20.9% Catholic, 7.7% No Religion, 6.4% Uniting Church, 3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

68.3% of people are married, 21% have never married and 7% are separated or divorced. There are 3 widowed people living in Garoo.

70.1% of the people living in Garoo are employed full time, while 23.1% are employed on a part time basis. Garoo has a below average unemployment rate of 4.5% and 42 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $486.00 per week and the average household income is $1092.00 per week.

The average rent in Garoo is $35 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1350 per month. 33.7% are fully owned, and 15.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.9% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Garoo postcode 2340

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