Berkeley Vale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Berkeley Vale (2261) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 62 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Berkeley Vale is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Berkeley Vale was 8,486 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Berkeley Vale is 36 years of age.

86.3% of people living in the suburb of Berkeley Vale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Malta, 0.2% China , 0.2% Malaysia, 0.1% India, 0.1% Canada, 0.1% South Africa.

94.3% of people living in Berkeley Vale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.3% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Berkeley Vale is 29.4% Anglican, 27.3% Catholic, 20.1% No religion, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.4% Pentecostal, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

46.2% of people are married, 33.0% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 460 widowed people living in Berkeley Vale.

56.7% of the people living in Berkeley Vale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Berkeley Vale has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Berkeley Vale are 18.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Professionals, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Sales workers, 11.7% Labourers, 8.8% Managers, 7.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Berkeley Vale work in are 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.0% Retail trade, 11.0% Manufacturing, 10.0% Construction, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Education and training, 4.8% Other services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 44.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $519 per week and the median household income is $1135 per week.

The median rent in Berkeley Vale is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Berkeley Vale postcode 2261

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