Valentine Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Valentine (2280) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, East Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 103 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Valentine is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Valentine was 5,555 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

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

86.6% of people living in the suburb of Valentine were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.3% India, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% China , 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Korea, Republic of .

95.0% of people living in Valentine speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Polish.

The religious makeup of Valentine is 27.3% Anglican, 23.2% Catholic, 19.0% No religion, 10.3% Uniting Church, 4.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Pentecostal, 0.7% Eastern Orthodox.

64.0% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 208 widowed people living in Valentine.

56.8% of the people living in Valentine over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.5% are working on a part time basis. Valentine has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Valentine are 25.7% Professionals, 17.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Managers, 12.5% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.4% Labourers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Valentine work in are 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Education and training, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.9% Manufacturing, 8.1% Construction, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Financial and insurance services, 5.0% Public administration and safety.

47.3% of homes are fully owned, and 39.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $645 per week and the median household income is $1653 per week.

The median rent in Valentine is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Valentine postcode 2280

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