DemographicsBateau Bay is approximately 6.94 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Bateau Bay was 12146. The population is 47% male and 53% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Bateau Bay are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $400 to $499 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $350 to $449.
DescriptionBateau Bay is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. Bateau Bay is part of the Wyong Shire local government area. Bateau Bay lies in the area known as Darkinjung to Indigenous Australians. "Bateau" is French for "boat." Bateau Bay was previously known as Boat Harbour, it was changed to the French version as a marketing activity in the 1970s. Bateau Bay is about 6 km south of the town of The Entrance and 17 km northeast of Gosford's central business district. In 2006, it had a population of 11,599 people. Bateau Bay Beach provides access to Crackneck Point, which is a popular local surfing spot. Crackneck Point Lookout (about 100 metres above sea level) is a short distance from the beach, where there is a large clearing and carpark with information boards and a picnic-barbeque area. It provides views of The Entrance peninsula and north across Tuggerah Lakes.
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