Avoca Beach Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Avoca Beach (2251) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 49 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Avoca Beach is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Avoca Beach was 4,319 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Avoca Beach is 40 years of age.

77.3% of people living in the suburb of Avoca Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.6% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Canada, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% China , 0.2% Malta, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% India.

92.2% of people living in Avoca Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.5% German, 0.4% French, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Avoca Beach is 26.3% Catholic, 25.4% Anglican, 22.6% No religion, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist, 1.2% Buddhism, 1.1% Pentecostal.

54.9% of people are married, 28.3% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 139 widowed people living in Avoca Beach.

54.8% of the people living in Avoca Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.5% are working on a part time basis. Avoca Beach has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Avoca Beach are 29.0% Professionals, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Managers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 5.9% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Avoca Beach work in are 16.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Education and training, 10.3% Construction, 8.5% Retail trade, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Manufacturing, 3.6% Other services.

36.2% of homes are fully owned, and 42.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $646 per week and the median household income is $1458 per week.

The median rent in Avoca Beach is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Avoca Beach postcode 2251

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