Speers Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Speers Point (2284) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, East Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 107 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Speers Point is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Speers Point was 3,230 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Speers Point is 43 years of age.

84.8% of people living in the suburb of Speers Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% India, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales.

93.7% of people living in Speers Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Speers Point is 25.4% Anglican, 24.8% Catholic, 19.7% No religion, 8.3% Uniting Church, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

51.3% of people are married, 29.1% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 197 widowed people living in Speers Point.

57.3% of the people living in Speers Point 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. Speers Point has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Speers Point are 19.8% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Sales workers, 11.0% Managers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Labourers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Speers Point work in are 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Retail trade, 9.0% Construction, 8.7% Education and training, 8.6% Manufacturing, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

41.7% of homes are fully owned, and 30.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $556 per week and the median household income is $1160 per week.

The median rent in Speers Point is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Speers Point postcode 2284

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