Argenton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Argenton (2284) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 111 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Argenton is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Argenton was 1,370 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Argenton is 40 years of age.

87.1% of people living in the suburb of Argenton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.3% Greece, 0.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Samoa, 0.5% India, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% Austria.

90.4% of people living in Argenton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Greek, 0.9% Macedonian, 0.5% Hindi, 0.4% Serbian, 0.4% Samoan, 0.4% Filipino , 0.3% Thai, 0.2% Russian.

The religious makeup of Argenton is 27.1% Anglican, 22.2% No religion, 21.9% Catholic, 7.4% Uniting Church, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Baptist, 1.0% Salvation Army, 0.9% Christian, nfd.

38.9% of people are married, 39.6% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 90 widowed people living in Argenton.

58.7% of the people living in Argenton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. Argenton has an unemployment rate of 9.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Argenton are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Labourers, 15.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Professionals, 5.4% Managers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Argenton work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.9% Retail trade, 13.1% Manufacturing, 10.9% Construction, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Education and training, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Administrative and support services.

34.2% of homes are fully owned, and 29.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $395 per week and the median household income is $810 per week.

The median rent in Argenton is $208 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1603 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Argenton postcode 2284

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