Carey Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Carey Bay (2283) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 100 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Carey Bay is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Carey Bay was 931 and is comprised of approximately 54.6% females and 45.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Carey Bay is 59 years of age.

81.6% of people living in the suburb of Carey Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.3% Zimbabwe, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.3% Scotland, 0.9% Solomon Islands, 0.4% India, 0.4% China , 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Greece, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America.

93.1% of people living in Carey Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.0% Greek, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Carey Bay is 30.3% Anglican, 19.5% No religion, 16.2% Catholic, 13.4% Uniting Church, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal, 0.8% Seventh-day Adventist.

46.6% of people are married, 22.8% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 137 widowed people living in Carey Bay.

59.1% of the people living in Carey Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Carey Bay has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Carey Bay are 24.3% Professionals, 18.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.1% Managers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 7.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Labourers, 5.4% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carey Bay work in are 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Manufacturing, 10.0% Construction, 9.4% Retail trade, 8.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Education and training, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Mining.

50.3% of homes are fully owned, and 18.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $528 per week and the median household income is $872 per week.

The median rent in Carey Bay is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1667 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carey Bay postcode 2283

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