Wadalba Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Wadalba was 1,776 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wadalba is 32 years of age.

79.3% of people living in the suburb of Wadalba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.4% South Africa, 1.3% Philippines, 1.0% China , 0.6% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Lebanon, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Malta, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Canada.

90.1% of people living in Wadalba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.7% Tagalog, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Arabic, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Italian.

The religious makeup of Wadalba is 28.5% Catholic, 27.5% Anglican, 19.0% No religion, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Baptist, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.2% Other Protestant.

51.0% of people are married, 30.5% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 43 widowed people living in Wadalba.

59.3% of the people living in Wadalba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Wadalba has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Wadalba are 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Professionals, 11.8% Sales workers, 11.3% Labourers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Managers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wadalba work in are 13.1% Retail trade, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Manufacturing, 8.3% Construction, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Financial and insurance services, 5.0% Education and training.

21.8% of homes are fully owned, and 44.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $564 per week and the median household income is $1252 per week.

The median rent in Wadalba is $265 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2015 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wadalba postcode 2259

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