Seaham Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Seaham (2324) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 143 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Seaham is in the federal electorate of Paterson.

In the 2011 census the population of Seaham was 1,025 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Seaham is 38 years of age.

89.5% of people living in the suburb of Seaham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% India, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Scotland.

96.0% of people living in Seaham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Greek.

The religious makeup of Seaham is 31.1% Anglican, 25.8% Catholic, 17.4% No religion, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Baptist, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

64.4% of people are married, 25.4% have never married and 5.2% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Seaham.

59.9% of the people living in Seaham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Seaham has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Seaham are 21.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 6.0% Labourers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Seaham work in are 13.6% Construction, 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.3% Retail trade, 8.7% Education and training, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Other services.

33.0% of homes are fully owned, and 57.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $661 per week and the median household income is $1777 per week.

The median rent in Seaham is $235 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1993 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Seaham postcode 2324

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