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Berkeley Vale, New South Wales

Berkeley Vale is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. Berkeley Vale is commuting distance from Sydney. It is part of the Central Coast Council local government area and part of the Federal Division of Dobell

Berkeley Vale
Central CoastNew South Wales
Berkeley Vale is located in New South Wales
Berkeley Vale
Berkeley Vale
Coordinates33°20′24″S 151°26′6″E / 33.34000°S 151.43500°E / -33.34000; 151.43500Coordinates: 33°20′24″S 151°26′6″E / 33.34000°S 151.43500°E / -33.34000; 151.43500
Population8,355 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,090/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Postcode(s)2261
Area4 km2 (1.5 sq mi)
Location8 km (5 mi) SSE of Wyong
LGA(s)Central Coast Council
ParishTuggerah
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Dobell
Suburbs around Berkeley Vale:
Kangy Angy Chittaway Bay
Fountaindale Berkeley Vale Tuggerah Lake
Glenning Valley Tumbi Umbi Killarney Vale

Wyong Road is the main road that runs through Berkeley Vale. Berkeley Vale contains two public schools - Berkeley Vale Campus, which is a part of Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College, and Berkeley Vale Primary School.

There is a private hospital and a retirement village on the lake side of Wyong Road. Youth activities available include 1st Berkeley Vale Scout Group.

Berkeley Vale is home to the Berkeley Vale "Panthers" Rugby League Football Club and the Berkeley Vale "Wombats" Soccer Club.

PopulationEdit

According to the 2016 census of Population, there were 8,355 people in Berkeley Vale.

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.3% of the population.
  • 84.9% of people were born in Australia. The next most common countries of birth were England 3.8% and New Zealand 1.8%.
  • 92.8% of people only spoke English at home.
  • The most common responses for religion were No Religion 28.9%, Catholic 25.6% and Anglican 24.2%.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Berkeley Vale (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 April 2018.  

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