Gorokan Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gorokan (2263) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 73 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gorokan is in the federal electorates of Dobell, Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Gorokan was 7,682 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

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

83.4% of people living in the suburb of Gorokan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Malta, 0.2% India, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% United States of America, 0.1% Ukraine, 0.1% Fiji.

92.7% of people living in Gorokan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Serbian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% German, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Gorokan is 31.0% Anglican, 26.6% Catholic, 19.2% No religion, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Uniting Church, 1.9% Baptist, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.6% Buddhism.

38.8% of people are married, 33.9% have never married and 13.0% are divorced and 5.4% are separated. There are 555 widowed people living in Gorokan.

53.3% of the people living in Gorokan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Gorokan has an unemployment rate of 9.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Gorokan are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Labourers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Sales workers, 10.9% Professionals, 9.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.4% Managers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gorokan work in are 14.2% Retail trade, 13.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Manufacturing, 10.7% Construction, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Other services, 4.7% Education and training.

35.2% of homes are fully owned, and 29.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $414 per week and the median household income is $771 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gorokan postcode 2263

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