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Parkes Shire

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Estimated Resident Population,
Parkes Shire
Estimated Resident Population,<br /> Parkes Shire 15,328 15,349 15,208 15,084 15,163 15,083 14,984 14,835 14,755 14,643 14,600 14,627
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
 2011  Parkes Shire Regional NSW New South Wales Australia
Median Age 39 41 38 37
Median weekly household income $866 $946 $1,233 $1,230
Couples with children 26% 27% 32% 31%
Older couples without children 11% 12% 9% 9%
Medium and high density Housing 7% 16% 31% 25%
Households with a mortgage 28% 30% 32% 33%
Median weekly rent $153 $218 $307 $289
Households renting 28% 27% 29% 29%
Non-English speaking backgrounds 2% 5% 19% 16%
University attendance 1% 3% 4% 4%
Bachelor or Higher degree 8% 12% 20% 19%
Vocational 22% 22% 18% 18%
Unemployment 4.9% 6.2% 5.9% 5.6%
SEIFA index of disadvantage 2011 944 969 996 1002
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