Long Jetty Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Long Jetty (2261) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 62 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Long Jetty is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Long Jetty was 5,797 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Long Jetty is 42 years of age.

82.1% of people living in the suburb of Long Jetty were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% China , 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Uruguay, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% Netherlands.

90.7% of people living in Long Jetty speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Italian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Maltese, 0.3% Serbian, 0.3% German, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Long Jetty is 32.7% Catholic, 30.1% Anglican, 15.6% No religion, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

37.7% of people are married, 33.8% have never married and 14.9% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 419 widowed people living in Long Jetty.

52.6% of the people living in Long Jetty over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.4% are working on a part time basis. Long Jetty has an unemployment rate of 10.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Long Jetty are 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Professionals, 13.7% Community & personal service workers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Labourers, 11.4% Sales workers, 8.8% Managers, 7.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Long Jetty work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 13.2% Retail trade, 11.5% Construction, 8.6% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Manufacturing, 6.8% Education and training, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Administrative and support services.

29.7% of homes are fully owned, and 20.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $440 per week and the median household income is $735 per week.

The median rent in Long Jetty is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1740 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Long Jetty postcode 2261

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