REVEALED: Our highest earners and where they live
THERE is a $1262 difference per week between the Northern Rivers' highest and lowest earners/ household incomes.
While the Australian average median weekly household income sits at $1534, there are a number of Northern Rivers towns and villages which are earning well-above the national average.
Tweed Valley's Casuarina tops the list, earning an average $1913 weekly wage, followed by Ballina Shire's Cumbalum on $1800 and Tweed's Terranora with $1752.
Richmond Hill residents earn an average $1703 per week, followed by Tintenbar with $1631 while North Casino residents bring home an average of $1605 per week.
Ewingsdale and Lennox Head are both over the national average, earning $1592 and $1577 respectively, while Byron Shire's Suffolk Park rounds out the list just below the national average, earning $1514.
The lowest weekly income earner is Nimbin, earning a median income of only $651.