Fishing Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fishing Point (2283) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 97 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fishing Point is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Fishing Point was 1,044 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fishing Point is 50 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Fishing Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Austria, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.4% Germany.

95.1% of people living in Fishing Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.4% Maltese, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of Fishing Point is 31.3% Anglican, 21.3% Catholic, 19.3% No religion, 8.1% Uniting Church, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Baptist, 1.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Buddhism.

63.3% of people are married, 21.7% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 56 widowed people living in Fishing Point.

57.9% of the people living in Fishing Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Fishing Point has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Fishing Point are 21.8% Professionals, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Managers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 6.8% Labourers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fishing Point work in are 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Manufacturing, 9.7% Education and training, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.6% Retail trade, 6.6% Mining, 6.6% Construction, 5.5% Other services, 5.3% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

49.1% of homes are fully owned, and 34.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $590 per week and the median household income is $1375 per week.

The median rent in Fishing Point is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fishing Point postcode 2283

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