Wallarah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wallarah (2259) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 73 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wallarah is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Wallarah was 418 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wallarah is 40 years of age.

77.1% of people living in the suburb of Wallarah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.9% Italy, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.7% Uganda, 1.4% Malta, 1.2% Syria, 1.2% Ireland, 0.7% Philippines.

81.3% of people living in Wallarah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Italian, 1.7% Maltese, 1.4% Arabic, 1.0% Other, 0.7% Tagalog, 0.7% Greek.

The religious makeup of Wallarah is 27.8% Catholic, 24.4% Anglican, 19.6% No religion, 16.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Baptist, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Uniting Church, 0.7% Jehovah's Witnesses.

50.9% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 5.4% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Wallarah.

56.1% of the people living in Wallarah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Wallarah has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wallarah are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Professionals, 15.7% Community & personal service workers, 13.9% Managers, 10.8% Labourers, 10.2% Sales workers, 8.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Wallarah work in are 17.1% Manufacturing, 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Construction, 10.4% Retail trade, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Education and training, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 4.3% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

45.3% of homes are fully owned, and 30.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $497 per week and the median household income is $1224 per week.

The median rent in Wallarah is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wallarah postcode 2259

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