Empire Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Empire Bay (2257) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 44 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Empire Bay is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Empire Bay was 2,274 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Empire Bay is 41 years of age.

84.1% of people living in the suburb of Empire Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Uruguay, 0.2% Denmark, 0.2% China , 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Czech Republic, 0.2% Romania.

94.5% of people living in Empire Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.3% German, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Empire Bay is 31.3% Anglican, 28.4% Catholic, 17.6% No religion, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Lutheran.

53.2% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 95 widowed people living in Empire Bay.

56.1% of the people living in Empire 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. Empire Bay has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Empire Bay are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.5% Professionals, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Managers, 10.8% Sales workers, 8.9% Labourers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Empire Bay work in are 13.9% Construction, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Retail trade, 7.4% Education and training, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Manufacturing, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 40.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $555 per week and the median household income is $1133 per week.

The median rent in Empire Bay is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2114 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Empire Bay postcode 2257

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