Long Beach Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Long Beach (2536) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 222 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Long Beach is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Long Beach was 1,379 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Long Beach is 47 years of age.

79.1% of people living in the suburb of Long Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% England, 1.5% Germany, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Malta, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Lithuania, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Czech Republic, 0.4% Uruguay, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Poland.

89.1% of people living in Long Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% German, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Indonesian, 0.4% Serbian, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% French, 0.2% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Long Beach is 27.9% Anglican, 22.6% No religion, 22.6% Catholic, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Pentecostal.

63.0% of people are married, 21.2% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 40 widowed people living in Long Beach.

47.9% of the people living in Long Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.8% are working on a part time basis. Long Beach has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Long Beach are 19.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Professionals, 13.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.2% Sales workers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Managers, 8.5% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Long Beach work in are 13.6% Construction, 13.0% Retail trade, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Accommodation and food services, 9.5% Education and training, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Other services, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

46.9% of homes are fully owned, and 30.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $482 per week and the median household income is $990 per week.

The median rent in Long Beach is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Long Beach postcode 2536

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