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Eugowra Information

The village of Eugowra, New South Wales is in the 2806 postcode, which includes part of 2 local government areas: Cabonne and Forbes. The other localities in the 2806 postcode are Nanami (pronounced nanna-my), Trajere (pronounced tradg-er-y) , Eulimore (pronounced youl-i-more), Nangar (pronounced nan-gar), Paytens Bridge, Waugan (pronounced wore-gan), Bandon and Murga (pronounced merg-a)

There are 254 separate houses in Eugowra, and they make up 92% of all dwellings. There are also 7 flats (3%) and 6 semi/terraces (2%). Of these, 59% are fully owned, 23% are purchasing and 12% are rented.

In the 2006 Census there were 226 occupied private dwellings counted in Eugowra (L) (Urban Centre Localities): 93.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Population of Eugowra

According to the 2001 census, the population of Eugowra was 1,150, which is .02% of the total population of NSW (6,372,211). The population of the village is about 700.

In the 2006 Census (held on 8th August 2006), there were 535 persons usually resident in Eugowra (L) (Urban Centre Localities): 50.7% were males and 49.3% were females. Of the total population in Eugowra (L) (Urban Centre Localities) 1.3% were Indigenous persons, compared with 2.3% Indigenous persons in Australia.

Immigration Profile for Eugowra

97% of people in Eugowra are Australian-born, compared to 70% for the wider NSW area. Of the immigrants, most are from the United Kingdom (2%).

In the 2006 Census, 86.7% of persons usually resident in Eugowra (L) (Urban Centre Localities) stated they were born in Australia. Other common responses within Eugowra (L) (Urban Centre Localities) were: England 3.7%, Czech Republic 0.9%, Scotland 0.7%, Netherlands 0.6% and Germany 0.6%.

Eugowra Demographic Information

58% of the population of Eugowra is 40 or over. 60+ year olds are the most prevalent age group in Eugowra, with 32% of residents in this bracket. Next most common are people 40 to 59 (26%), then 5 to 19 (20%), 20 to 39 (18%) and 0 to 4 (5%).

In the 2006 Census 13.3% of the population usually resident in Eugowra (L) (Urban Centre Localities) were children aged between 0-14 years, and 43.9% were persons aged 55 years and over. The median age of persons in Eugowra (L) (Urban Centre Localities) was 50 years, compared with 37 years for persons in Australia.

61% of Eugowra residents are married, 19% have never been married, 12% are widowed, 6% are divorced and 2% are separated.

In the 2006 Census, 56.9% of persons aged 15 years and over usually resident in Eugowra (L) (Urban Centre Localities) were married, 22.4% never married, 9.5% separated or divorced and 11.6% widowed

23% population of Eugowra is employed in work. Of that 23% who work, 6% are Tradespersons and Related Workers, 6% are Managers and Administrators, 5% are Labourers and Related Workers, 3% are Professionals and 3% are Associate Professionals.

During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 47% (211 of 450 people aged 15 years and over who were usually resident in Eugowra) were in the labour force. Of these, 54.0% were employed full-time, 27.5% were employed part-time, 8.5% were employed but away from work, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.2% were unemployed. There were 239 usual residents aged 15 years and over not in the labour force.

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for occupation for employed persons usually resident in Eugowra were Labourers 18.7%, Managers 16.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 14.6% and Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.6%. The most common industries of employment were Sheep, Beef Cattle and Grain Farming 11.6%, Hospitals 6.1%, School Education 5.6%, Road Freight Transport 4.5% and Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 4.0%.

The top 5 religious affiliations for residents of Eugowra are: Anglican (40%), Catholic (33%), Uniting Church (12%), No Religion (6%) and Presbyterian and Reformed (5%).

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for religious affiliation for persons usually resident in Eugowra were Anglican 42.6%, Catholic 31.4%, No Religion 7.1%, Uniting Church 5.8% and Presbyterian and Reformed 4.1%.

In Eugowra the median weekly individual income for persons aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $295, compared with $466 in Australia. The median weekly household income was $560, compared with $1,027 in Australia. The median weekly family income was $638, compared with $1,171 in Australia.


Eugowra can accommodate 40 visitors total in 2 Hotels and one B&B. Additional camping accommodation is available at the Eugowra Showground

Accommodation for an extra 10 or more visitors is available at 2 B&Bs located on properties within 10 minutes drive of Eugowra township

Visitor Information is available at Eugowra Newsagency and Supermarket.


main-street-580Canowindra is a bustling little town just 33 kms East of Eugowra on the Nangar Road. Its attractions include:

Age of Fishes Museum,

Historical Museum

Holden Car Museum, and

its Heritage main street.

Website: http://www.canowindra.org.au