Booker Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Booker Bay (2257) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 42 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Booker Bay is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Booker Bay was 1,136 and is comprised of approximately 53.2% females and 46.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Booker Bay is 49 years of age.

81.6% of people living in the suburb of Booker Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% Costa Rica, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Nicaragua, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Malta, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% China , 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa.

92.2% of people living in Booker Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Assyrian, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Booker Bay is 33.0% Anglican, 25.6% Catholic, 17.4% No religion, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Uniting Church, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Baptist, 0.9% Other Religious Groups.

40.7% of people are married, 33.8% have never married and 12.4% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 85 widowed people living in Booker Bay.

50.6% of the people living in Booker Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. Booker Bay has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Booker Bay are 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.1% Professionals, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Managers, 11.8% Sales workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Booker Bay work in are 14.6% Retail trade, 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Manufacturing, 9.6% Construction, 9.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Education and training, 4.5% Administrative and support services, 3.8% Information media and telecommunications.

40.8% of homes are fully owned, and 15.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $473 per week and the median household income is $788 per week.

The median rent in Booker Bay is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1679 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Booker Bay postcode 2257

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