Aberdare Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Aberdare (2325) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 115 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Aberdare is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Aberdare was 2,410 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Aberdare is 33 years of age.

88.5% of people living in the suburb of Aberdare were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.4% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.2% Peru, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Germany, 0.1% Lebanon, 0.1% China , 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Netherlands, 0.1% Singapore.

93.4% of people living in Aberdare speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% German, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Aberdare is 32.7% Anglican, 18.6% No religion, 17.9% Catholic, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Uniting Church, 6.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 1.0% Salvation Army, 0.8% Buddhism.

42.4% of people are married, 37.4% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 94 widowed people living in Aberdare.

57.3% of the people living in Aberdare over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Aberdare has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Aberdare are 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.4% Labourers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Sales workers, 10.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Professionals, 5.6% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Aberdare work in are 13.1% Retail trade, 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Mining, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Construction, 4.8% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Education and training, 4.3% Other services.

30.8% of homes are fully owned, and 33.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $464 per week and the median household income is $936 per week.

The median rent in Aberdare is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Aberdare postcode 2325

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