Lorn Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lorn (2320) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 131 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lorn is in the federal electorate of Paterson.

In the 2011 census the population of Lorn was 1,264 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

85.1% of people living in the suburb of Lorn were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Cameroon, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% France.

94.1% of people living in Lorn speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Spanish, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% German, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Lorn is 28.8% Catholic, 23.5% Anglican, 21.4% No religion, 6.5% Uniting Church, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Baptist, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Buddhism.

53.2% of people are married, 25.8% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 68 widowed people living in Lorn.

61.0% of the people living in Lorn over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Lorn has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Lorn are 30.1% Professionals, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Managers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.3% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lorn work in are 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Education and training, 10.0% Retail trade, 8.1% Mining, 7.5% Manufacturing, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Construction, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Accommodation and food services.

42.8% of homes are fully owned, and 36.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $678 per week and the median household income is $1402 per week.

The median rent in Lorn is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lorn postcode 2320

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