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Watsons Bay is a suburb of east-northeast Sydney in east New South Wales and has a population of around 690 (52.9% male, 47.1% female). Around 155 families live in the area and of those 40.0% have one or more children under the age of 15. 10.3% of families have only a single parent while 39.4% of couples have no children. Watsons Bay covers an area of approximately 56 hectares (138 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Watsons Bay is $2,000 or more per week (16.3% of people). 6.1% have no income.
Of the 231 private dwellings in Watsons Bay 44% are owned outright by their occupiers, 21% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 24% are being rented. On average there are around 3.0 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Watsons Bay is as follows: 51.7% separate houses, 11.7% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 31.7% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Watsons Bay 47% are married, 8% are divorced, 2% are separated, 6% are widowed and 37% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Watsons Bay has close to average migrant population, with around 30.1% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (6.4%), New Zealand (3.0%), South Africa (2.7%), United States of America (1.3%), Greece (1.2%).
Watsons Bay varies in altitude/elevation from about 4 m (highlight point) to 49 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Watsons Bay is 2030.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Watsons Bay include Vaucluse.
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There are 2 places with pictures within Watsons Bay: South Head and Hornby Lighthouse
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