Wyong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wyong (2259) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 68 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wyong is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Wyong was 3,632 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

76.3% of people living in the suburb of Wyong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 1.3% China , 1.0% Philippines, 0.9% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% Denmark, 0.2% Cyprus.

86.5% of people living in Wyong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Cantonese, 1.3% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Filipino , 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Serbian, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Urdu.

The religious makeup of Wyong is 25.5% Anglican, 22.8% Catholic, 20.6% No religion, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.3% Buddhism.

37.5% of people are married, 34.3% have never married and 14.1% are divorced and 5.5% are separated. There are 261 widowed people living in Wyong.

50.8% of the people living in Wyong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Wyong has an unemployment rate of 13.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Wyong are 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Labourers, 14.0% Professionals, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.7% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wyong work in are 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.0% Retail trade, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Construction, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Administrative and support services, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.4% of homes are fully owned, and 20.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $400 per week and the median household income is $711 per week.

The median rent in Wyong is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1649 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wyong postcode 2259

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