The Entrance Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

The Entrance (2261) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 64 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. The Entrance is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of The Entrance was 3,873 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

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

74.0% of people living in the suburb of The Entrance were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Malta, 0.5% China , 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Uruguay, 0.3% India, 0.3% Egypt, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Poland.

81.9% of people living in The Entrance speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.8% Italian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Maltese, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of The Entrance is 29.0% Catholic, 23.3% Anglican, 16.2% No religion, 14.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

31.5% of people are married, 38.4% have never married and 15.0% are divorced and 6.8% are separated. There are 267 widowed people living in The Entrance.

50.3% of the people living in The Entrance over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. The Entrance has an unemployment rate of 14.3%.

The main occupations of people living in The Entrance are 16.0% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Labourers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 9.1% Managers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from The Entrance work in are 14.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Retail trade, 11.3% Accommodation and food services, 9.1% Construction, 8.7% Manufacturing, 6.4% Education and training, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Administrative and support services, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

24.6% of homes are fully owned, and 8.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 63.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $448 per week and the median household income is $699 per week.

The median rent in The Entrance is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1673 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Entrance postcode 2261

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