Kearsley Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kearsley (2325) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 113 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kearsley is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Kearsley was 740 and is comprised of approximately 47.4% females and 52.6% males.

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

91.6% of people living in the suburb of Kearsley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Philippines.

95.3% of people living in Kearsley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Kearsley is 33.4% Anglican, 20.4% No religion, 17.1% Catholic, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 6.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Baptist, 0.4% Salvation Army.

48.9% of people are married, 34.8% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Kearsley.

52.7% of the people living in Kearsley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Kearsley has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Kearsley are 20.8% Technicians & trades workers, 18.5% Labourers, 15.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Professionals, 9.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 6.2% Managers.

The main industries people from Kearsley work in are 12.5% Accommodation and food services, 12.2% Manufacturing, 10.3% Mining, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Retail trade, 7.7% Other services, 7.1% Administrative and support services, 6.1% Construction, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.9% of homes are fully owned, and 47.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $456 per week and the median household income is $1005 per week.

The median rent in Kearsley is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kearsley postcode 2325

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