Mount Colah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Mount Colah (2079) is a suburb of Sydney, Upper North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 23 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Mount Colah is in the federal electorates of Berowra, Bradfield.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Colah was 7,106 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Colah is 37 years of age.

72.4% of people living in the suburb of Mount Colah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.7% India, 1.2% South Africa, 1.2% China , 0.9% Hong Kong , 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Iran, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Poland.

83.3% of people living in Mount Colah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.7% Other, 1.2% Mandarin, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Persian, 0.9% Hindi, 0.6% German, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Mount Colah is 24.8% Catholic, 23.2% No religion, 23.1% Anglican, 6.0% Uniting Church, 5.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Islam, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.4% Baptist.

57.1% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 195 widowed people living in Mount Colah.

61.0% of the people living in Mount Colah 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. Mount Colah has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Colah are 26.2% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Managers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 6.2% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Colah work in are 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.4% Education and training, 8.6% Construction, 6.0% Manufacturing, 6.0% Financial and insurance services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Wholesale trade.

35.9% of homes are fully owned, and 48.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $710 per week and the median household income is $1994 per week.

The median rent in Mount Colah is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2492 per month.

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