Shelly Beach Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Shelly Beach (2261) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 61 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Shelly Beach is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Shelly Beach was 1,266 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

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

83.8% of people living in the suburb of Shelly Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.5% India, 0.4% Finland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Samoa, 0.3% Mauritius, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Uruguay, 0.3% Germany.

92.6% of people living in Shelly Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Samoan, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Shelly Beach is 33.3% Catholic, 27.2% Anglican, 13.5% No religion, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 0.7% Other Protestant, 0.7% Pentecostal.

54.0% of people are married, 27.4% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 79 widowed people living in Shelly Beach.

53.6% of the people living in Shelly Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Shelly Beach has an unemployment rate of 8.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Shelly Beach are 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Professionals, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Sales workers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Managers, 7.6% Labourers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Shelly Beach work in are 13.9% Construction, 12.6% Retail trade, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Education and training, 7.4% Manufacturing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.7% Other services.

47.3% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $486 per week and the median household income is $974 per week.

The median rent in Shelly Beach is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Shelly Beach postcode 2261

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