West Gosford Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

West Gosford (2250) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 50 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. West Gosford is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of West Gosford was 1,392 and is comprised of approximately 54.8% females and 45.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Gosford is 45 years of age.

68.9% of people living in the suburb of West Gosford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 1.4% China , 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% Philippines, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Chile, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% India, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Cambodia, 0.4% Malta.

80.3% of people living in West Gosford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.1% Mandarin, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Filipino , 0.6% Korean, 0.5% Bengali, 0.4% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of West Gosford is 24.2% Anglican, 20.7% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 13.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.5% Baptist, 1.3% Seventh-day Adventist.

33.5% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 190 widowed people living in West Gosford.

64.0% of the people living in West Gosford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.1% are working on a part time basis. West Gosford has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in West Gosford are 20.0% Professionals, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Labourers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 9.1% Managers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Gosford work in are 14.9% Retail trade, 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Manufacturing, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Construction, 6.6% Education and training, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

26.4% of homes are fully owned, and 17.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $485 per week and the median household income is $790 per week.

The median rent in West Gosford is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Gosford postcode 2250

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