Rathmines Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Rathmines (2283) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 98 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Rathmines is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Rathmines was 1,940 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rathmines is 45 years of age.

86.8% of people living in the suburb of Rathmines were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Jersey, 0.3% France, 0.3% China , 0.3% Belgium, 0.3% Greece.

95.2% of people living in Rathmines speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% French, 0.3% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Rathmines is 26.9% Anglican, 21.4% Catholic, 19.7% No religion, 9.2% Uniting Church, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist, 2.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal.

56.2% of people are married, 26.0% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 101 widowed people living in Rathmines.

58.6% of the people living in Rathmines over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Rathmines has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Rathmines are 19.4% Professionals, 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.7% Labourers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Managers, 8.0% Sales workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rathmines work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Retail trade, 10.4% Manufacturing, 9.2% Construction, 7.5% Education and training, 6.0% Mining, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

42.6% of homes are fully owned, and 39.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $518 per week and the median household income is $1133 per week.

The median rent in Rathmines is $263 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rathmines postcode 2283

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