Castlereagh Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Castlereagh (2749) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 54 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Castlereagh is in the federal electorate of Lindsay.

In the 2011 census the population of Castlereagh was 1,055 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Castlereagh is 40 years of age.

79.1% of people living in the suburb of Castlereagh were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% Malta, 3.5% England, 1.0% Pakistan, 0.9% Germany, 0.9% Greece, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Thailand, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Spain, 0.4% Lebanon, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% China , 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Ireland.

81.9% of people living in Castlereagh speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.3% Maltese, 1.9% Greek, 1.0% Urdu, 0.9% Other, 0.9% German, 0.6% Thai, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Castlereagh is 43.3% Catholic, 23.5% Anglican, 9.5% No religion, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Islam, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.0% Buddhism.

59.4% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Castlereagh.

61.9% of the people living in Castlereagh over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Castlereagh has an unemployment rate of 2.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Castlereagh are 17.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.5% Managers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Professionals, 11.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.1% Labourers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Castlereagh work in are 16.5% Construction, 12.7% Retail trade, 11.0% Manufacturing, 7.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.0% Wholesale trade, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Education and training, 4.2% Accommodation and food services.

45.4% of homes are fully owned, and 34.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $603 per week and the median household income is $1389 per week.

The median rent in Castlereagh is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Castlereagh postcode 2749

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