Gillieston Heights Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gillieston Heights (2321) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 126 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gillieston Heights is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Gillieston Heights was 1,372 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gillieston Heights is 37 years of age.

88.6% of people living in the suburb of Gillieston Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Japan, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Ireland.

95.1% of people living in Gillieston Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.4% Japanese, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Gillieston Heights is 31.7% Anglican, 28.7% Catholic, 15.3% No religion, 7.7% Uniting Church, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 0.7% Salvation Army, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

49.5% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 73 widowed people living in Gillieston Heights.

61.3% of the people living in Gillieston Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.8% are working on a part time basis. Gillieston Heights has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Gillieston Heights are 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Professionals, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.5% Sales workers, 11.2% Labourers, 10.6% Managers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gillieston Heights work in are 12.3% Manufacturing, 12.0% Retail trade, 9.9% Construction, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Education and training, 6.6% Mining, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Other services.

40.0% of homes are fully owned, and 35.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $536 per week and the median household income is $1183 per week.

The median rent in Gillieston Heights is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1928 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gillieston Heights postcode 2321

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