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New South Wales
Population 850 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 2487
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
LGA(s) Tweed Shire
State electorate(s) Tweed
Federal Division(s) Richmond

Cudgen is a town located in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in the Tweed Shire.


In the 2011 census, Cudgen recorded a population of 850 people, 50% female and 50% male.

The median age of the Cudgen population was 39 years, 2 years above the national median of 37.

85.4% of people living in Cudgen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.1%, New Zealand 1.5%, Thailand 0.6%, Scotland 0.5%, Japan 0.5%.

94.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.9% Japanese, 0.4% Turkish, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Czech.

Sport and recreation

The Cudgen Hornets are the local rugby league club.

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