Gladstone Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gladstone (2440) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 356 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gladstone is in the federal electorate of Cowper.

In the 2011 census the population of Gladstone was 387 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gladstone is 45 years of age.

85.1% of people living in the suburb of Gladstone were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.3% New Zealand, 1.3% England, 1.3% Malta, 1.0% Germany, 1.0% Scotland.

93.0% of people living in Gladstone speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Gladstone is 28.8% Anglican, 27.7% Catholic, 14.5% No religion, 14.2% Uniting Church, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal, 0.8% Baptist, 0.8% Lutheran.

53.2% of people are married, 24.7% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 6.4% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Gladstone.

53.4% of the people living in Gladstone over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.7% are working on a part time basis. Gladstone has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Gladstone are 21.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Managers, 12.0% Sales workers, 11.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Labourers, 9.9% Professionals, 9.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gladstone work in are 20.0% Retail trade, 15.0% Manufacturing, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Construction, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.0% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 4.3% Public administration and safety, 3.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

50.3% of homes are fully owned, and 30.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $406 per week and the median household income is $769 per week.

The median rent in Gladstone is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1404 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gladstone postcode 2440

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