Heatherbrae Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Heatherbrae (2324) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Port Stephens, New South Wales. It is about 130 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Heatherbrae is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Heatherbrae was 492 and is comprised of approximately 42.7% females and 57.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Heatherbrae is 50 years of age.

79.5% of people living in the suburb of Heatherbrae were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% New Zealand, 2.6% Pakistan, 2.0% England, 0.8% China , 0.8% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Philippines.

85.5% of people living in Heatherbrae speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Urdu, 0.8% Tagalog, 0.8% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Heatherbrae is 32.0% Anglican, 22.4% Catholic, 13.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.8% No religion, 4.1% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Islam, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Latter-day Saints.

41.0% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 17.9% are divorced and 7.7% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Heatherbrae.

52.6% of the people living in Heatherbrae over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Heatherbrae has an unemployment rate of 11.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Heatherbrae are 20.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 17.5% Labourers, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.1% Managers, 10.1% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Professionals, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Heatherbrae work in are 12.5% Retail trade, 12.5% Manufacturing, 12.5% Construction, 12.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Wholesale trade, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Education and training, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

47.9% of homes are fully owned, and 11.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $398 per week and the median household income is $747 per week.

The median rent in Heatherbrae is $193 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1444 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Heatherbrae postcode 2324

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