Edgeworth Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Edgeworth (2285) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 112 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Edgeworth is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Edgeworth was 6,252 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Edgeworth is 38 years of age.

88.6% of people living in the suburb of Edgeworth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Philippines, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Mexico, 0.1% China , 0.1% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.1% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% Ireland.

94.1% of people living in Edgeworth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.3% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Samoan, 0.2% French, 0.2% Macedonian, 0.1% Greek.

The religious makeup of Edgeworth is 28.9% Anglican, 22.6% Catholic, 19.6% No religion, 8.7% Uniting Church, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Baptist, 1.1% Salvation Army, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Pentecostal.

47.4% of people are married, 31.2% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 442 widowed people living in Edgeworth.

59.5% of the people living in Edgeworth 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. Edgeworth has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Edgeworth are 19.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Labourers, 11.8% Sales workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.4% Professionals, 6.2% Managers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Edgeworth work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 14.4% Retail trade, 14.0% Manufacturing, 7.5% Construction, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Other services, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Education and training.

32.4% of homes are fully owned, and 40.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $476 per week and the median household income is $1015 per week.

The median rent in Edgeworth is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1623 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Edgeworth postcode 2285

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