For those of you who live in the Bega Valley Shire and those of you who are considering purchasing a property in the Bega Valley Shire here is some interesting information from the last census conducted in 2011. The population for the shire is 31, 950 made up of 50.1% females and 49.1% males. There are 16,866 dwellings in the shire. Breaking it down into the towns that Fisk & Nagle First Choice Real Estate sell real estate in we find that …..
Bega is thought to be named from an Aboriginal word meaning “big camping ground”.
It has a population of 5052 people and 2263 dwellings. Of the people living in Bega in those dwellings on census night in 2011 we find that 38.9% are families, 25.2% are couples without children and 28.5% are singles. Visitor only dwellings represent 1.4%.
Bega rural –
Has a population of 2082 with 770 dwellings. Within those dwellings we find that on census night 2011 43.4% were families, 33.9% were couples without children, 17.7% were singles and 7% were visitor only accommodation.
Eden Coast –
Eden is thought to be named after the family name of Baron Auckland, British Secretary for the Colonies. It has a population of 3758 with 1967 dwellings. On census night 2011 20.4% of those in the dwellings were families, 35.2% were couples without children and 26.3% were singles. Visitor only dwellings represented 3.9%.
Merimbula – Millingandi and district
Merimbula is thought to be named from an Aboriginal word meaning “big snake” or “place of two waters”. It has a population of 4172, being the highest density of population in the shire. There are 2726 dwellings and 21.5% of those domiciled in the dwellings on census nights 2011 are families, whilst 32.1% are couples without children and 31.1% are single. Visitor only accommodation is 7.1%.
Tura Beach – Mirador and district
Has a population of 3272 with 1706 dwellings. On census night 2011 26.8% of the population in dwellings were families, 47.2% were couples without children and 23.1% were singles. Whilst only 1.3% were visitor only dwellings.
Vendors and Purchasers will find these statistics of value as they paint a picture for each of the towns in the Bega Valley Shire. Further information available at http://profile.id.com.au/bega-valley?WebID=190