Tuggerawong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tuggerawong (2259) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 70 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tuggerawong is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Tuggerawong was 1,204 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

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

83.7% of people living in the suburb of Tuggerawong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Egypt, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Chile, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% India, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Malta.

91.9% of people living in Tuggerawong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Arabic, 0.5% Hindi, 0.5% Hungarian, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Tuggerawong is 29.4% Anglican, 27.9% Catholic, 19.6% No religion, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Uniting Church, 1.7% Baptist, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism, 0.7% Other Religious Groups.

42.1% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 11.1% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 63 widowed people living in Tuggerawong.

55.1% of the people living in Tuggerawong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Tuggerawong has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Tuggerawong are 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Professionals, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Labourers, 11.6% Sales workers, 11.2% Managers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tuggerawong work in are 13.7% Retail trade, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Manufacturing, 9.8% Construction, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Education and training, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Administrative and support services, 4.6% Public administration and safety.

29.6% of homes are fully owned, and 38.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $467 per week and the median household income is $962 per week.

The median rent in Tuggerawong is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tuggerawong postcode 2259

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