Coledale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Coledale (2515) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 53 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Coledale is in the federal electorate of Cunningham.

In the 2011 census the population of Coledale was 1,168 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Coledale is 41 years of age.

83.2% of people living in the suburb of Coledale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.9% Poland, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% United States of America, 0.4% Sweden, 0.4% Argentina, 0.3% India, 0.3% China , 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% Thailand.

93.2% of people living in Coledale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% German, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Polish, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Macedonian, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Coledale is 29.6% No religion, 26.0% Anglican, 21.6% Catholic, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Buddhism, 1.2% Christian, nfd.

50.1% of people are married, 34.7% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Coledale.

54.4% of the people living in Coledale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.1% are working on a part time basis. Coledale has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Coledale are 32.6% Professionals, 14.5% Managers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Labourers, 5.8% Sales workers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coledale work in are 15.5% Education and training, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Retail trade, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Construction, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.8% Other services.

36.4% of homes are fully owned, and 44.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $688 per week and the median household income is $1825 per week.

The median rent in Coledale is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2350 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coledale postcode 2515

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