Cessnock Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Cessnock (2325) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 116 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Cessnock is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Cessnock was 13,673 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cessnock is 39 years of age.

86.9% of people living in the suburb of Cessnock were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.1% India, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Malaysia, 0.1% China , 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% Lebanon.

89.4% of people living in Cessnock speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Cessnock is 31.4% Anglican, 20.7% Catholic, 16.2% No religion, 12.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.4% Uniting Church, 5.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Baptist, 0.7% Salvation Army, 0.6% Pentecostal.

41.7% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 1027 widowed people living in Cessnock.

55.6% of the people living in Cessnock over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Cessnock has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Cessnock are 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Labourers, 13.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 10.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Professionals, 8.2% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cessnock work in are 13.1% Accommodation and food services, 13.0% Retail trade, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Manufacturing, 10.5% Mining, 6.2% Construction, 4.9% Other services, 4.6% Education and training, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

33.1% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $426 per week and the median household income is $870 per week.

The median rent in Cessnock is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cessnock postcode 2325

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