Gosforth Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gosforth (2320) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 137 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gosforth is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2006 Census the population of Gosforth is 194 and is comprised of 50.8% males and 49.2% females.

The median/average age of the Gosforth population is 43 years of age, 6 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Gosforth is 79.8% Australia, 4.7% England, 1.6% South Africa, 1.6% Singapore, 1.6% United States of America, 1.6% Scotland.

89.1% of people speak English as their first language, 2.1% speak Afrikaans, 1.6% speak Maltese, 1.6% speak French.

The religious make up of Gosforth is 33.2% Catholic, 31.1% Anglican, 10.9% No Religion, 5.7% Pentecostal, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

55.5% of people are married, 34.2% have never married and 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 4 widowed people living in Gosforth.

55.9% of the people living in Gosforth are employed full time, while 32.4% are employed on a part time basis. Gosforth has an above average unemployment rate of 8.8% and 41 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $487.00 per week and the average household income is $1437.00 per week.

The average rent in Gosforth is $273 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1997 per month. 57.9% are fully owned, and 29.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.3% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gosforth postcode 2320

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