Koolewong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Koolewong (2256) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 46 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Koolewong is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Koolewong was 794 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Koolewong is 46 years of age.

75.3% of people living in the suburb of Koolewong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.9% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.9% China , 1.3% South Africa, 1.3% Germany, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Egypt, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Greece.

89.8% of people living in Koolewong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% German, 1.1% Vietnamese, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% Other, 0.8% Italian, 0.4% Thai.

The religious makeup of Koolewong is 27.2% Catholic, 27.0% Anglican, 20.6% No religion, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal.

50.7% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 48 widowed people living in Koolewong.

57.2% of the people living in Koolewong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. Koolewong has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Koolewong are 22.8% Professionals, 20.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Managers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Sales workers, 7.0% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Koolewong work in are 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Construction, 8.3% Retail trade, 8.0% Manufacturing, 8.0% Education and training, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Financial and insurance services.

43.4% of homes are fully owned, and 34.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $559 per week and the median household income is $1237 per week.

The median rent in Koolewong is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2040 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Koolewong postcode 2256

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