Mosman is a suburb on the Lower North Shore of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Mosman is located 8 kilometres north-east of the Sydney central business district and is the administrative centre for the local government area of the Municipality of Mosman. Along with other suburbs such as Vaucluse, Bellevue Hill, and Darling Point, it is one of Sydney's wealthiest and most affluent suburbs. It is home to many prominent Sydney business people, doctors, and lawyers. Census data from The Australian Bureau of Statistics states an average taxable income for all private households in Mosman to be $169,218, compared to the $72,204 taxable average income in Sydney's Census Metropolitan Area.