DemographicsCatherine Hill Bay is approximately 8.64 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Catherine Hill Bay was 162. The population is 51% male and 49% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Catherine Hill Bay are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $650 to $799 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $350 to $449.
DescriptionCatherine Hill Bay is a coastal bay and village on the southern peninsula forming Lake Macquarie, south of the Pacific Ocean entrance channel at Swansea in New South Wales, Australia. It is part of the City of Lake Macquarie local government area. The village is the oldest continuous settlement in the City of Lake Macquarie. A surf club is sited overlooking the beach at Catherine Hill Bay, that is quite popular for recreation. The Catherine Hill Bay settlement was first made after land was purchased on 1 April 1865. The town of Cowper was created, to serve as a base for coal mining by the New Wallsend Company in 1873 with the first shipment on 17 December of that year. The name Catherine Hill was adopted to commemorate the schooner Catherine Hill that had run aground in 1867
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