Forresters Beach Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Forresters Beach (2260) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 56 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Forresters Beach is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Forresters Beach was 2,496 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Forresters Beach is 39 years of age.

83.8% of people living in the suburb of Forresters Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Egypt, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Argentina, 0.2% Finland.

92.7% of people living in Forresters Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% German, 0.5% Other, 0.3% French, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Forresters Beach is 27.4% Catholic, 26.6% Anglican, 21.8% No religion, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.9% Pentecostal.

55.3% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 79 widowed people living in Forresters Beach.

55.9% of the people living in Forresters Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Forresters Beach has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Forresters Beach are 24.4% Professionals, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Managers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 6.4% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Forresters Beach work in are 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.0% Retail trade, 12.1% Construction, 11.7% Education and training, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Manufacturing, 6.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 3.4% Administrative and support services.

32.4% of homes are fully owned, and 44.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $631 per week and the median household income is $1471 per week.

The median rent in Forresters Beach is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2080 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Forresters Beach postcode 2260

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