Beresfield Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Beresfield (2322) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 126 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Beresfield is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Beresfield was 3,078 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beresfield is 40 years of age.

89.3% of people living in the suburb of Beresfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% China , 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Jersey, 0.2% Finland, 0.2% Tonga, 0.1% Wales, 0.1% Russian Federation.

94.0% of people living in Beresfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Polish, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% French, 0.2% German, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Beresfield is 31.9% Anglican, 27.6% Catholic, 14.9% No religion, 7.2% Uniting Church, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Baptist, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Pentecostal.

49.2% of people are married, 31.7% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 185 widowed people living in Beresfield.

57.6% of the people living in Beresfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Beresfield has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Beresfield are 19.7% Technicians & trades workers, 18.7% Labourers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Sales workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Professionals, 5.9% Managers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beresfield work in are 20.5% Manufacturing, 12.1% Retail trade, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Construction, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Other services, 4.3% Education and training.

41.2% of homes are fully owned, and 31.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $437 per week and the median household income is $917 per week.

The median rent in Beresfield is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beresfield postcode 2322

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