East Maitland Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

East Maitland (2323) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 129 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. East Maitland is in the federal electorates of Hunter, Newcastle, Paterson.

In the 2011 census the population of East Maitland was 11,014 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

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

87.4% of people living in the suburb of East Maitland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.5% India, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% China , 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Poland, 0.1% Wales, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Italy, 0.1% Netherlands.

92.9% of people living in East Maitland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.2% German, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious makeup of East Maitland is 29.5% Catholic, 27.9% Anglican, 15.6% No religion, 6.9% Uniting Church, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

47.2% of people are married, 31.2% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 757 widowed people living in East Maitland.

59.5% of the people living in East Maitland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. East Maitland has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in East Maitland are 20.3% Professionals, 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Managers, 9.6% Labourers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Maitland work in are 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Retail trade, 10.5% Manufacturing, 8.4% Construction, 8.3% Education and training, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Mining.

33.4% of homes are fully owned, and 29.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $532 per week and the median household income is $1036 per week.

The median rent in East Maitland is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Maitland postcode 2323

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