Ashtonfield Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Ashtonfield (2323) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 127 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Ashtonfield is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashtonfield was 4,382 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ashtonfield is 36 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Ashtonfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 1.1% China , 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.6% India, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Portugal, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Vietnam.

90.5% of people living in Ashtonfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.6% Other, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Ashtonfield is 28.2% Catholic, 27.2% Anglican, 15.9% No religion, 6.1% Uniting Church, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Baptist, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.0% Hinduism.

60.9% of people are married, 26.1% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 115 widowed people living in Ashtonfield.

61.1% of the people living in Ashtonfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Ashtonfield has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Ashtonfield are 20.9% Professionals, 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Managers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Labourers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ashtonfield work in are 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Retail trade, 10.9% Manufacturing, 8.7% Education and training, 8.4% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Mining, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Construction.

31.9% of homes are fully owned, and 45.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $689 per week and the median household income is $1827 per week.

The median rent in Ashtonfield is $333 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ashtonfield postcode 2323

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