Maitland Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Maitland (2320) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 130 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Maitland is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Maitland was 1,833 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Maitland is 41 years of age.

82.7% of people living in the suburb of Maitland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% China , 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% France, 0.4% Greece, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Netherlands.

88.8% of people living in Maitland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.5% German, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Bengali, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Maitland is 27.9% Catholic, 25.3% Anglican, 17.8% No religion, 11.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism, 0.9% Baptist, 0.9% Other Religious Groups.

31.5% of people are married, 39.7% have never married and 13.5% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 163 widowed people living in Maitland.

58.5% of the people living in Maitland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Maitland has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Maitland are 19.5% Professionals, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Labourers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Managers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Maitland work in are 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Retail trade, 10.3% Manufacturing, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Construction, 6.8% Other services, 5.8% Education and training, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Public administration and safety.

30.9% of homes are fully owned, and 29.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $468 per week and the median household income is $933 per week.

The median rent in Maitland is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Maitland postcode 2320

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