Hexham Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Hexham (2322) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 123 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Hexham is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Hexham was 179 and is comprised of approximately 44.7% females and 55.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hexham is 42 years of age.

93.2% of people living in the suburb of Hexham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England.

93.3% of people living in Hexham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.7% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Hexham is 36.9% Anglican, 20.7% Catholic, 19.0% No religion, 8.4% Uniting Church, 4.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Baptist, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Other Protestant, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox.

37.6% of people are married, 37.6% have never married and 14.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Hexham.

59.5% of the people living in Hexham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.3% are working on a part time basis. Hexham has an unemployment rate of 20.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Hexham are 28.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 23.3% Labourers, 10.0% Professionals, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Technicians & trades workers, 8.3% Managers, 5.0% Sales workers, 5.0% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Hexham work in are 16.1% Health care and social assistance, 16.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 14.5% Manufacturing, 9.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Retail trade, 4.8% Construction, 4.8% Inadequately described/Not stated.

44.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $391 per week and the median household income is $777 per week.

The median rent in Hexham is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1235 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hexham postcode 2322

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