Leycester Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Leycester (2480) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 596 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Leycester is in the federal electorates of Page, Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Leycester was 235 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

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

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Leycester were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 2.1% Philippines, 1.7% Italy.

82.2% of people living in Leycester speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Other, 3.4% Italian, 1.7% Filipino , 1.3% German.

The religious makeup of Leycester is 29.3% Catholic, 17.2% No religion, 15.5% Anglican, 13.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.9% Uniting Church, 7.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.9% Other Christian, 3.4% Baptist.

56.0% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Leycester.

49.5% of the people living in Leycester over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Leycester has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Leycester are 22.5% Managers, 17.6% Labourers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.9% Professionals, 6.9% Sales workers, 5.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leycester work in are 19.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Retail trade, 11.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.5% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Construction, 7.7% Manufacturing, 6.7% Education and training, 5.8% Mining, 4.8% Accommodation and food services.

50.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $464 per week and the median household income is $1009 per week.

The median rent in Leycester is $293 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leycester postcode 2480

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