Jewells Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Jewells (2280) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 105 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Jewells is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Jewells was 3,120 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Jewells is 42 years of age.

86.3% of people living in the suburb of Jewells were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.2% Peru, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Japan, 0.2% Canada.

91.4% of people living in Jewells speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Macedonian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Jewells is 27.8% Anglican, 23.9% Catholic, 18.1% No religion, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.8% Uniting Church, 4.0% Baptist, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

57.4% of people are married, 27.4% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 128 widowed people living in Jewells.

55.9% of the people living in Jewells over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Jewells has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Jewells are 17.8% Professionals, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 11.4% Managers, 9.2% Labourers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Jewells work in are 12.9% Retail trade, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.4% Education and training, 8.8% Construction, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Other services, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Accommodation and food services.

42.7% of homes are fully owned, and 39.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $546 per week and the median household income is $1327 per week.

The median rent in Jewells is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Jewells postcode 2280

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