Boolaroo Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Boolaroo (2284) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, East Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 108 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Boolaroo is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Boolaroo was 933 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

90.6% of people living in the suburb of Boolaroo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Philippines, 0.9% Cambodia, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% Netherlands.

95.2% of people living in Boolaroo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Tagalog, 0.6% Khmer, 0.5% Samoan, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Boolaroo is 31.4% Anglican, 19.1% No religion, 18.0% Catholic, 9.2% Uniting Church, 5.2% Baptist, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Latter-day Saints, 1.0% Buddhism.

39.2% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 61 widowed people living in Boolaroo.

57.6% of the people living in Boolaroo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. Boolaroo has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Boolaroo are 22.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Labourers, 11.4% Professionals, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 5.4% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Boolaroo work in are 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 13.9% Retail trade, 12.0% Manufacturing, 8.8% Construction, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Other services, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Accommodation and food services.

35.2% of homes are fully owned, and 33.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $465 per week and the median household income is $919 per week.

The median rent in Boolaroo is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Boolaroo postcode 2284

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