Paxton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Paxton (2325) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 108 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Paxton is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Paxton was 852 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

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

90.8% of people living in the suburb of Paxton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% New Zealand, 1.1% England, 0.6% Austria, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Italy.

97.1% of people living in Paxton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Filipino , 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Paxton is 34.2% Anglican, 22.3% No religion, 20.4% Catholic, 6.1% Uniting Church, 5.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Salvation Army, 0.7% Seventh-day Adventist.

47.0% of people are married, 31.7% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Paxton.

51.1% of the people living in Paxton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.4% are working on a part time basis. Paxton has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Paxton are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 18.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.8% Labourers, 13.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 9.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.2% Professionals, 5.4% Managers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Paxton work in are 14.5% Accommodation and food services, 14.2% Retail trade, 13.3% Manufacturing, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Construction, 8.8% Mining, 5.4% Education and training, 4.8% Public administration and safety, 3.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

29.8% of homes are fully owned, and 50.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $422 per week and the median household income is $918 per week.

The median rent in Paxton is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1344 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Paxton postcode 2325

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