Rankin Park Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Rankin Park (2287) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 113 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Rankin Park is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Rankin Park was 2,451 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

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

86.4% of people living in the suburb of Rankin Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% China , 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Poland, 0.2% Canada.

91.8% of people living in Rankin Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Tamil, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Macedonian, 0.4% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Rankin Park is 23.3% No religion, 23.1% Anglican, 23.0% Catholic, 7.2% Uniting Church, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Baptist, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Pentecostal.

60.2% of people are married, 26.2% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 84 widowed people living in Rankin Park.

59.0% of the people living in Rankin Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.1% are working on a part time basis. Rankin Park has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Rankin Park are 30.2% Professionals, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Managers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 5.5% Labourers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rankin Park work in are 18.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.6% Education and training, 8.8% Retail trade, 7.8% Manufacturing, 7.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Construction, 5.0% Financial and insurance services.

43.8% of homes are fully owned, and 43.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $654 per week and the median household income is $1565 per week.

The median rent in Rankin Park is $363 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rankin Park postcode 2287

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