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Carey Bay NSW

Carey Bay

Located in the Lake Macquarie – West area of New South Wales, Carey Bay is in the Lake Macquarie local government area, and within the electoral seat of Hunter.

Carey Bay at a glance

Postcode 2283
Latitude -33.062
Longitude 151.587
Altitude (metres above sea level)

Population of Carey Bay NSW

At the 2021 national census, the population of 2283 (Including Carey Bay) was 24419 people. Out of those, 11953 were male and 12460 were female.

2654 (10.87%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 20703 people were born in Australia. 1663 (6.81%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Carey Bay

Here is a map of Carey Bay, New South Wales and surrounds.

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