East Gosford Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

East Gosford (2250) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 50 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. East Gosford is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of East Gosford was 3,908 and is comprised of approximately 54.9% females and 45.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of East Gosford is 46 years of age.

75.7% of people living in the suburb of East Gosford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 0.7% China , 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Finland.

86.4% of people living in East Gosford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.7% Korean, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.3% Tamil.

The religious makeup of East Gosford is 28.1% Catholic, 22.8% Anglican, 18.2% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.4% Pentecostal.

41.8% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 14.5% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 357 widowed people living in East Gosford.

56.8% of the people living in East Gosford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. East Gosford has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in East Gosford are 25.8% Professionals, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 10.2% Managers, 8.3% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Gosford work in are 18.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Retail trade, 8.8% Education and training, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Manufacturing, 6.3% Construction, 4.5% Administrative and support services.

32.0% of homes are fully owned, and 25.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $517 per week and the median household income is $863 per week.

The median rent in East Gosford is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1750 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Gosford postcode 2250

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