Tacoma Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tacoma (2259) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 69 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tacoma is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Tacoma was 751 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tacoma is 37 years of age.

86.2% of people living in the suburb of Tacoma were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Wales, 0.8% Philippines.

92.7% of people living in Tacoma speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Korean, 0.5% Other.

The religious makeup of Tacoma is 31.1% Anglican, 26.9% Catholic, 19.3% No religion, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 1.3% Pentecostal.

49.5% of people are married, 35.4% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Tacoma.

55.9% of the people living in Tacoma over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Tacoma has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Tacoma are 19.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Labourers, 12.5% Professionals, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Sales workers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.9% Managers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tacoma work in are 14.5% Construction, 11.6% Retail trade, 11.3% Manufacturing, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Education and training, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

32.6% of homes are fully owned, and 50.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $538 per week and the median household income is $1375 per week.

The median rent in Tacoma is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tacoma postcode 2259

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