Blackwall Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Blackwall (2256) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 42 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Blackwall is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackwall was 1,738 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blackwall is 45 years of age.

80.4% of people living in the suburb of Blackwall were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% United States of America, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Liechtenstein, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% China , 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Russian Federation, 0.3% Uruguay, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

90.1% of people living in Blackwall speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Russian, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Korean.

The religious makeup of Blackwall is 29.9% Catholic, 27.3% Anglican, 17.9% No religion, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Uniting Church, 1.6% Baptist, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.4% Buddhism.

41.9% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 14.1% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 110 widowed people living in Blackwall.

54.2% of the people living in Blackwall over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Blackwall has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Blackwall are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Professionals, 13.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.0% Labourers, 9.1% Managers, 6.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blackwall work in are 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Retail trade, 9.7% Construction, 8.0% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Manufacturing, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Administrative and support services, 4.2% Other services.

37.9% of homes are fully owned, and 26.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $468 per week and the median household income is $898 per week.

The median rent in Blackwall is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1820 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blackwall postcode 2256

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