Georgetown Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Georgetown (2298) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 117 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Georgetown is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Georgetown was 2,005 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Georgetown is 36 years of age.

86.1% of people living in the suburb of Georgetown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Greece, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Uganda, 0.3% United Arab Emirates, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Rwanda, 0.3% Thailand, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% Ethiopia.

90.0% of people living in Georgetown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.2% Greek, 0.7% Macedonian, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Samoan, 0.3% Croatian, 0.2% Urdu.

The religious makeup of Georgetown is 28.4% Catholic, 23.5% No religion, 22.8% Anglican, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 3.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Baptist, 0.8% Islam, 0.8% Christian, nfd.

38.6% of people are married, 39.8% have never married and 11.9% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 109 widowed people living in Georgetown.

59.4% of the people living in Georgetown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Georgetown has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Georgetown are 23.9% Professionals, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.2% Labourers, 7.9% Managers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Georgetown work in are 17.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.3% Education and training, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 8.4% Manufacturing, 7.3% Construction, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 3.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

31.2% of homes are fully owned, and 37.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $589 per week and the median household income is $1147 per week.

The median rent in Georgetown is $278 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1833 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Georgetown postcode 2298

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