Fosterton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fosterton (2420) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 179 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fosterton is in the federal electorate of Paterson.

In the 2011 census the population of Fosterton was 244 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fosterton is 47 years of age.

92.2% of people living in the suburb of Fosterton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% New Zealand, 1.6% France.

97.1% of people living in Fosterton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% French.

The religious makeup of Fosterton is 25.4% Anglican, 17.6% Catholic, 14.3% No religion, 10.2% Uniting Church, 9.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Pentecostal, 2.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Baptist.

53.4% of people are married, 24.4% have never married and 14.0% are divorced and 6.2% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Fosterton.

48.0% of the people living in Fosterton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.4% are working on a part time basis. Fosterton has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Fosterton are 26.9% Managers, 15.1% Professionals, 13.4% Labourers, 12.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.0% Sales workers, 5.0% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Fosterton work in are 20.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.4% Retail trade, 11.1% Education and training, 7.7% Manufacturing, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 6.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Wholesale trade.

39.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $475 per week and the median household income is $1009 per week.

The median rent in Fosterton is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1126 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fosterton postcode 2420

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