Wyongah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wyongah (2259) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 71 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wyongah is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Wyongah was 1,951 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wyongah is 36 years of age.

87.6% of people living in the suburb of Wyongah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Italy, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Egypt, 0.3% Laos, 0.3% Cyprus, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% China , 0.3% Austria, 0.3% United States of America.

94.1% of people living in Wyongah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Wyongah is 30.3% Anglican, 25.9% Catholic, 18.5% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Uniting Church, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses.

48.0% of people are married, 33.7% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 71 widowed people living in Wyongah.

56.4% of the people living in Wyongah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Wyongah has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Wyongah are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Professionals, 12.0% Labourers, 11.5% Sales workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Managers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wyongah work in are 14.2% Retail trade, 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Manufacturing, 10.5% Construction, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Education and training, 5.1% Other services, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

31.5% of homes are fully owned, and 44.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $524 per week and the median household income is $1153 per week.

The median rent in Wyongah is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1668 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wyongah postcode 2259

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