Gloucester Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gloucester (2422) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 218 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gloucester is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Gloucester was 2,878 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

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

89.0% of people living in the suburb of Gloucester were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Indonesia, 0.1% Austria, 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% Germany, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Korea, Republic of , 0.1% Ireland.

96.4% of people living in Gloucester speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Korean, 0.1% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Gloucester is 37.4% Anglican, 16.5% Catholic, 16.4% No religion, 7.9% Uniting Church, 7.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 0.5% Buddhism, 0.5% Other Religious Groups.

51.0% of people are married, 24.7% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 264 widowed people living in Gloucester.

55.9% of the people living in Gloucester over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Gloucester has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Gloucester are 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Community & personal service workers, 13.5% Labourers, 13.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.7% Professionals, 11.6% Managers, 10.2% Sales workers, 9.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 0.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gloucester work in are 12.5% Retail trade, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Accommodation and food services, 9.5% Construction, 8.1% Education and training, 6.9% Manufacturing, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Mining, 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

45.5% of homes are fully owned, and 22.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $409 per week and the median household income is $750 per week.

The median rent in Gloucester is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gloucester postcode 2422

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