Coal Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Coal Point (2283) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 99 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Coal Point is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Coal Point was 1,730 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Coal Point is 49 years of age.

85.4% of people living in the suburb of Coal Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% India, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% China , 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Sweden, 0.3% Greece.

95.1% of people living in Coal Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Samoan.

The religious makeup of Coal Point is 24.0% Anglican, 22.8% No religion, 20.4% Catholic, 12.7% Uniting Church, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Pentecostal, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

63.8% of people are married, 22.4% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 70 widowed people living in Coal Point.

54.9% of the people living in Coal Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.1% are working on a part time basis. Coal Point has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Coal Point are 26.8% Professionals, 17.8% Managers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 6.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coal Point work in are 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 9.6% Education and training, 9.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.1% Manufacturing, 8.3% Construction, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Mining.

48.0% of homes are fully owned, and 33.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $667 per week and the median household income is $1583 per week.

The median rent in Coal Point is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coal Point postcode 2283

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