kids encyclopedia robot

Coatesville, New Zealand facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Coatesville
Coatesville is located in New Zealand Auckland
Coatesville
Coatesville
Location in New Zealand Auckland
Country New Zealand
Region Auckland
Territorial authority Auckland Council
Ward Rodney
Population
 (2018)
 • Total 2,328

Coatesville is an affluent, rural community situated approximately 30 km north-west of Auckland, New Zealand. Albany lies to the east, Paremoremo to the south, Riverhead to the south-west, and Dairy Flat to the north.

The area was called Fernielea until 1926, when it was renamed after Gordon Coates, the Prime Minister at the time.

Mincher is a garden of national significance in Coatesville. Other gardens open to the public by appointment include Woodbridge and Twin Lakes.

Demographics

Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2006 1,974 —    
2013 2,223 +1.71%
2018 2,328 +0.93%

Coatesville had a population of 2,328 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 105 people (4.7%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 354 people (17.9%) since the 2006 census. There were 744 households. There were 1,146 males and 1,182 females, giving a sex ratio of 0.97 males per female. The median age was 42.7 years, with 441 people (18.9%) aged under 15 years, 444 (19.1%) aged 15 to 29, 1,152 (49.5%) aged 30 to 64, and 291 (12.5%) aged 65 or older.

Ethnicities were 88.8% European/Pākehā, 4.4% Māori, 1.9% Pacific peoples, 10.1% Asian, and 1.2% other ethnicities (totals add to more than 100% since people could identify with multiple ethnicities).

The proportion of people born overseas was 32.3%, compared with 27.1% nationally.

Although some people objected to giving their religion, 58.2% had no religion, 32.0% were Christian, and 2.8% had other religions.

Of those at least 15 years old, 612 (32.4%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 147 (7.8%) people had no formal qualifications. The median income was $46,000. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 1,002 (53.1%) people were employed full-time, 345 (18.3%) were part-time, and 33 (1.7%) were unemployed.

Education

Coatesville School is a coeducational contributing primary (years 1–6) school with a roll of 270 students as at April 2023, A school was first established in the area in 1916, but it closed in 1920. A new school opened in 1923. The school celebrated 100 years on 16 of October 2016.

Coatesville Playcentre started in Coatesville Hall in the 1970s before moving into a purpose built centre next to the school in the 1980s. Playcentre offers parent-led early childhood education for children aged 0–5 years.

Coatesville Learning Centre opened in 2012 catering for 1- to 5-year-old children.

Black History Month on Kiddle
Famous African-American Athletes:
DeHart Hubbard
Wilma Rudolph
Jesse Owens
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Major Taylor
kids search engine
Coatesville, New Zealand Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.