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Census Stats on Bega Valley Shire of Interest to Purchasers and Vendors

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 –
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