South Maitland Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

South Maitland (2320) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 129 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. South Maitland is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of South Maitland was 533 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Maitland is 37 years of age.

87.8% of people living in the suburb of South Maitland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.3% England, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.9% China , 0.9% Poland, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany.

90.2% of people living in South Maitland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Cantonese, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% Macedonian, 0.6% French, 0.6% Serbian.

The religious makeup of South Maitland is 33.2% Anglican, 25.3% Catholic, 15.6% No religion, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.0% Baptist, 1.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.1% Salvation Army.

35.1% of people are married, 40.5% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 6.7% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in South Maitland.

47.2% of the people living in South Maitland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. South Maitland has an unemployment rate of 16.7%.

The main occupations of people living in South Maitland are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 18.5% Labourers, 12.0% Sales workers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Managers, 6.5% Professionals, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Maitland work in are 14.8% Manufacturing, 13.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Retail trade, 10.4% Construction, 8.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Administrative and support services, 3.3% Education and training.

36.2% of homes are fully owned, and 25.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $388 per week and the median household income is $741 per week.

The median rent in South Maitland is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Maitland postcode 2320

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