Fennell Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fennell Bay (2283) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 104 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fennell Bay is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Fennell Bay was 1,474 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fennell Bay is 43 years of age.

87.2% of people living in the suburb of Fennell Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% France, 0.3% Latvia, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Canada.

94.0% of people living in Fennell Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% German, 0.7% Bengali, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Samoan, 0.2% Polish.

The religious makeup of Fennell Bay is 27.0% Anglican, 22.1% Catholic, 18.5% No religion, 9.4% Uniting Church, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.2% Islam.

50.7% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 81 widowed people living in Fennell Bay.

51.8% of the people living in Fennell Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.3% are working on a part time basis. Fennell Bay has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Fennell Bay are 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Professionals, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.9% Labourers, 9.3% Managers, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fennell Bay work in are 16.3% Health care and social assistance, 13.1% Manufacturing, 9.4% Retail trade, 9.2% Construction, 8.1% Education and training, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Other services.

41.6% of homes are fully owned, and 33.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $432 per week and the median household income is $939 per week.

The median rent in Fennell Bay is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fennell Bay postcode 2283

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