Kariong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kariong (2250) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 48 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kariong is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Kariong was 6,451 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kariong is 33 years of age.

80.2% of people living in the suburb of Kariong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Egypt, 0.2% India, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Lebanon.

90.3% of people living in Kariong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% German, 0.3% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Kariong is 27.4% Anglican, 25.4% Catholic, 20.0% No religion, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox.

52.3% of people are married, 33.2% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 166 widowed people living in Kariong.

60.2% of the people living in Kariong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Kariong has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Kariong are 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.8% Professionals, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Managers, 9.4% Labourers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kariong work in are 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.6% Retail trade, 9.5% Construction, 9.2% Manufacturing, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Other services, 5.1% Education and training.

23.0% of homes are fully owned, and 54.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $604 per week and the median household income is $1456 per week.

The median rent in Kariong is $305 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1967 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kariong postcode 2250

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