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Taren Point is a suburb of south-southwest Sydney in east New South Wales and has a population of around 1,300 (47.8% male, 52.2% female). Around 352 families live in the area and of those 23.6% have one or more children under the age of 15. 9.9% of families have only a single parent while 48.0% of couples have no children. Taren Point covers an area of approximately 118 hectares (292 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Taren Point is between $250-$399 per week (12.4% of people). 6.5% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 8.2% of the population.
Of the 446 private dwellings in Taren Point 52% are owned outright by their occupiers, 26% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 16% are being rented. On average there are around 2.8 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Taren Point is as follows: 70.9% separate houses, 3.8% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 24.4% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Taren Point 59% are married, 8% are divorced, 1% are separated, 10% are widowed and 23% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Taren Point has close to average migrant population, with around 30.7% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (3.7%), Greece (2.1%), Italy (1.7%), Egypt (1.0%), New Zealand (1.0%).
Taren Point varies in altitude/elevation from about 1 m (highlight point) to 17 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Taren Point is 2229.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Taren Point include Caringbah, Kurnell, Miranda and Sylvania Waters.
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