Somersby Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Somersby (2250) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 57 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Somersby is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Somersby was 981 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Somersby is 42 years of age.

83.8% of people living in the suburb of Somersby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Malta, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Greece, 0.6% Slovakia, 0.5% Taiwan, 0.5% Peru, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% Poland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Germany.

91.5% of people living in Somersby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Greek, 0.5% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.5% Russian, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Maltese, 0.3% German, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Somersby is 31.4% Anglican, 20.8% Catholic, 18.5% No religion, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Baptist, 4.4% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Eastern Orthodox.

57.8% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Somersby.

56.1% of the people living in Somersby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Somersby has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Somersby are 21.7% Managers, 15.0% Professionals, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Labourers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Sales workers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Somersby work in are 14.4% Construction, 12.6% Manufacturing, 10.2% Retail trade, 9.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Education and training, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

41.2% of homes are fully owned, and 32.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1286 per week.

The median rent in Somersby is $217 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Somersby postcode 2250

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