Macquarie Hills Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Macquarie Hills (2285) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 110 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Macquarie Hills is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Macquarie Hills was 3,073 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Macquarie Hills is 34 years of age.

87.3% of people living in the suburb of Macquarie Hills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.4% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% South Africa, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% India, 0.2% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.2% Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% Romania.

92.2% of people living in Macquarie Hills speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Macedonian, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Macquarie Hills is 28.5% Catholic, 22.9% Anglican, 18.2% No religion, 7.1% Uniting Church, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Baptist, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Pentecostal, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

58.0% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 64 widowed people living in Macquarie Hills.

62.2% of the people living in Macquarie Hills over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Macquarie Hills has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Macquarie Hills are 18.3% Professionals, 17.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Managers, 10.3% Sales workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Labourers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Macquarie Hills work in are 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Manufacturing, 11.6% Retail trade, 8.2% Construction, 7.2% Education and training, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Financial and insurance services, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

29.2% of homes are fully owned, and 56.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $707 per week and the median household income is $1755 per week.

The median rent in Macquarie Hills is $351 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Macquarie Hills postcode 2285

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