Chain Valley Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Chain Valley Bay (2259) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 84 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Chain Valley Bay is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Chain Valley Bay was 2,452 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chain Valley Bay is 51 years of age.

82.0% of people living in the suburb of Chain Valley Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Uruguay, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Wales.

95.6% of people living in Chain Valley Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Dutch, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.3% Other, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Chain Valley Bay is 35.5% Anglican, 26.7% Catholic, 16.4% No religion, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.1% Baptist, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.4% Pentecostal.

51.3% of people are married, 23.7% have never married and 11.9% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 187 widowed people living in Chain Valley Bay.

54.2% of the people living in Chain Valley Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. Chain Valley Bay has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Chain Valley Bay are 19.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Labourers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Sales workers, 10.5% Professionals, 9.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Managers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chain Valley Bay work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 13.9% Retail trade, 11.6% Construction, 9.8% Manufacturing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Education and training, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

54.8% of homes are fully owned, and 25.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $378 per week and the median household income is $676 per week.

The median rent in Chain Valley Bay is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chain Valley Bay postcode 2259

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