Jesmond Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Jesmond (2299) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 116 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Jesmond is in the federal electorates of Charlton, Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Jesmond was 2,607 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Jesmond is 29 years of age.

62.3% of people living in the suburb of Jesmond were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% China , 2.9% Saudi Arabia, 2.6% Korea, Republic of , 1.8% Malaysia, 1.6% England, 1.3% India, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% Indonesia, 0.7% Bangladesh, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Italy, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.7% Thailand.

65.5% of people living in Jesmond speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.6% Mandarin, 4.4% Arabic, 4.4% Other, 2.6% Korean, 1.7% Cantonese, 1.1% Other, 1.0% Bengali, 1.0% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Jesmond is 23.3% No religion, 19.5% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Islam, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.0% Buddhism, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Pentecostal.

30.1% of people are married, 49.8% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 196 widowed people living in Jesmond.

46.2% of the people living in Jesmond over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.8% are working on a part time basis. Jesmond has an unemployment rate of 11.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Jesmond are 18.6% Professionals, 15.3% Community & personal service workers, 14.3% Labourers, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Sales workers, 10.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.1% Managers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Jesmond work in are 15.8% Retail trade, 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Accommodation and food services, 9.3% Manufacturing, 7.5% Education and training, 6.7% Administrative and support services, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.1% Construction, 4.0% Public administration and safety.

21.2% of homes are fully owned, and 13.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 59.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $366 per week and the median household income is $735 per week.

The median rent in Jesmond is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1417 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Jesmond postcode 2299

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