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Matong is located in south New South Wales and has a population of around 190 (53.4% male, 46.6% female). Around 54 families live in the area and of those 40.7% have one or more children under the age of 15. 7.4% of families have only a single parent while 42.6% of couples have no children. Matong covers an area of approximately 29020 hectares or around 290 square kilometres (km2) (71709 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Matong is between $400-$599 per week (27.6% of people). 10.3% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 2.1% of the population.
Of the 70 private dwellings in Matong 64% are owned outright by their occupiers, 21% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 9% are being rented. On average there are around 2.8 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Matong is as follows: 100.0% separate houses, 0.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 0.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Matong 66% are married, 7% are divorced, 4% are separated, 3% are widowed and 19% have never married.
Matong varies in altitude/elevation from about 157 m (highlight point) to 231 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Matong is 2652.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Matong include Currawarna, Ganmain, Grong Grong and Walleroobie.
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