Blue Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Blue Bay (2261) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 63 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Blue Bay is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Blue Bay was 1,025 and is comprised of approximately 54.2% females and 45.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blue Bay is 43 years of age.

80.8% of people living in the suburb of Blue Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% India, 0.7% Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Malta, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Austria.

89.3% of people living in Blue Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian, 1.0% Other, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% German, 0.5% Serbian, 0.3% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Blue Bay is 30.4% Catholic, 30.2% Anglican, 13.9% No religion, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Uniting Church, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.1% Baptist, 0.6% Churches of Christ.

43.1% of people are married, 30.5% have never married and 14.2% are divorced and 5.6% are separated. There are 57 widowed people living in Blue Bay.

52.5% of the people living in Blue Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Blue Bay has an unemployment rate of 9.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Blue Bay are 15.8% Professionals, 15.5% Sales workers, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Managers, 10.3% Labourers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blue Bay work in are 15.5% Retail trade, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Construction, 9.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Manufacturing, 6.7% Education and training, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Wholesale trade.

34.3% of homes are fully owned, and 16.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $512 per week and the median household income is $837 per week.

The median rent in Blue Bay is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1473 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blue Bay postcode 2261

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