Bensville Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Bensville (2251) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 44 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Bensville is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Bensville was 2,607 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bensville is 37 years of age.

82.3% of people living in the suburb of Bensville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Denmark, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Jersey, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Chile, 0.2% Malta.

94.0% of people living in Bensville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.5% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% Other, 0.2% French, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Russian, 0.1% Greek.

The religious makeup of Bensville is 29.9% Catholic, 27.5% Anglican, 15.6% No religion, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses.

61.8% of people are married, 27.4% have never married and 5.4% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 56 widowed people living in Bensville.

53.8% of the people living in Bensville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.4% are working on a part time basis. Bensville has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Bensville are 20.7% Professionals, 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Managers, 10.9% Sales workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bensville work in are 15.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.3% Construction, 7.7% Education and training, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.9% Financial and insurance services.

30.1% of homes are fully owned, and 59.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $617 per week and the median household income is $1606 per week.

The median rent in Bensville is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2058 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bensville postcode 2251

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