Lower Belford Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lower Belford (2335) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 140 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lower Belford is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Lower Belford was 384 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

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

90.1% of people living in the suburb of Lower Belford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% England, 1.6% Switzerland, 1.3% New Zealand.

93.5% of people living in Lower Belford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Polish, 0.8% German, 0.8% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Lower Belford is 34.3% Anglican, 29.6% Catholic, 13.1% No religion, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.3% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Eastern Orthodox.

55.5% of people are married, 26.6% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Lower Belford.

63.3% of the people living in Lower Belford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. Lower Belford has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Lower Belford are 17.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.7% Managers, 10.4% Labourers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Professionals, 2.8% Sales workers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lower Belford work in are 13.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.2% Mining, 10.2% Retail trade, 8.8% Manufacturing, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Construction, 6.3% Health care and social assistance, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

39.5% of homes are fully owned, and 45.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $622 per week and the median household income is $1656 per week.

The median rent in Lower Belford is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1480 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lower Belford postcode 2335

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