Blacksmiths Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Blacksmiths (2281) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, East Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 97 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Blacksmiths is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Blacksmiths was 1,844 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blacksmiths is 46 years of age.

88.4% of people living in the suburb of Blacksmiths were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.3% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Sweden, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Mauritius, 0.3% Cambodia, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Singapore, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Germany.

94.3% of people living in Blacksmiths speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Thai, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% French, 0.2% Samoan, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Blacksmiths is 27.4% Anglican, 23.0% Catholic, 20.9% No religion, 8.6% Uniting Church, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

45.7% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 140 widowed people living in Blacksmiths.

55.4% of the people living in Blacksmiths over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Blacksmiths has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Blacksmiths are 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Labourers, 12.4% Sales workers, 12.4% Professionals, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Managers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blacksmiths work in are 14.5% Retail trade, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Construction, 10.4% Manufacturing, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Education and training, 4.9% Mining.

46.4% of homes are fully owned, and 24.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $432 per week and the median household income is $742 per week.

The median rent in Blacksmiths is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blacksmiths postcode 2281

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