Cessnock LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Cessnock was 20,261 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cessnock is 37 years of age.

87.1% of people living in the region of Cessnock were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Germany, 0.1% India, 0.1% Netherlands, 0.1% Vietnam, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Thailand.

90.5% of people living in Cessnock speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Cessnock is 32.2% Anglican, 20.2% Catholic, 16.7% No religion, 11.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Uniting Church, 5.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Baptist, 0.6% Salvation Army, 0.6% Pentecostal.

43.6% of people are married, 35.4% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 1274 widowed people living in Cessnock.

55.8% of the people living in Cessnock over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. Cessnock has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Cessnock are 18.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.0% Labourers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.2% Professionals, 7.7% Managers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cessnock work in are 12.8% Retail trade, 12.3% Accommodation and food services, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Mining, 10.6% Manufacturing, 6.1% Construction, 5.1% Other services, 4.8% Education and training, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

33.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $443 per week and the median household income is $935 per week.

The median rent in Cessnock is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.