Matcham Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Matcham (2250) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 54 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Matcham is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Matcham was 974 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

81.0% of people living in the suburb of Matcham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.9% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% South Africa, 0.9% United States of America, 0.5% Hungary, 0.5% China , 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% Taiwan, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Scotland.

94.4% of people living in Matcham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% German, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of Matcham is 28.7% Anglican, 24.1% No religion, 23.5% Catholic, 5.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Baptist, 1.4% Other Protestant, 1.3% Pentecostal.

61.9% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 4.1% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Matcham.

49.3% of the people living in Matcham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.5% are working on a part time basis. Matcham has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Matcham are 30.7% Professionals, 17.7% Managers, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Sales workers, 11.1% Technicians & trades workers, 5.1% Community & personal service workers, 4.1% Labourers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Matcham work in are 19.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.3% Construction, 9.4% Education and training, 9.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Manufacturing, 4.1% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 3.8% Financial and insurance services.

44.3% of homes are fully owned, and 44.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $636 per week and the median household income is $2010 per week.

The median rent in Matcham is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Matcham postcode 2250

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