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Tahmoor is a suburb of southwest Sydney in east New South Wales and has a population of around 3,800 (49.6% male, 50.4% female). Around 1049 families live in the area and of those 44.9% have one or more children under the age of 15. 20.1% of families have only a single parent while 33.1% of couples have no children. Tahmoor covers an area of approximately 887 hectares (2192 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Tahmoor is between $150-$249 per week (15.9% of people). 7.8% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 1.3% of the population.
Of the 1386 private dwellings in Tahmoor 32% are owned outright by their occupiers, 35% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 31% are being rented. On average there are around 2.8 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Tahmoor is as follows: 94.7% separate houses, 3.8% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 1.1% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Tahmoor 47% are married, 8% are divorced, 4% are separated, 7% are widowed and 34% have never married.
Tahmoor varies in altitude/elevation from about 188 m (highlight point) to 309 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Tahmoor is 2573.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Tahmoor include Bargo, Couridjah, Pheasants Nest, Picton and Thirlmere.
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