Horseshoe Bend Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Horseshoe Bend (2320) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 130 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Horseshoe Bend is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Horseshoe Bend was 400 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Horseshoe Bend is 40 years of age.

86.7% of people living in the suburb of Horseshoe Bend were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% China , 1.8% Germany, 1.0% England.

88.8% of people living in Horseshoe Bend speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Cantonese, 1.2% Other, 1.0% German.

The religious makeup of Horseshoe Bend is 27.4% Anglican, 23.2% Catholic, 20.4% No religion, 12.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Lutheran.

37.4% of people are married, 39.6% have never married and 12.8% are divorced and 5.6% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Horseshoe Bend.

52.7% of the people living in Horseshoe Bend over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.7% are working on a part time basis. Horseshoe Bend has an unemployment rate of 9.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Horseshoe Bend are 21.5% Labourers, 17.2% Community & personal service workers, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.2% Professionals, 9.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.1% Managers.

The main industries people from Horseshoe Bend work in are 19.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Accommodation and food services, 10.5% Mining, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.9% Manufacturing, 9.9% Construction, 4.9% Education and training, 3.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.7% Other services.

34.0% of homes are fully owned, and 37.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $446 per week and the median household income is $924 per week.

The median rent in Horseshoe Bend is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1495 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Horseshoe Bend postcode 2320

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