Stanford Merthyr Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Stanford Merthyr (2327) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 119 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Stanford Merthyr is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Stanford Merthyr was 563 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Stanford Merthyr is 42 years of age.

90.2% of people living in the suburb of Stanford Merthyr were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.1% Germany, 0.7% Spain, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% New Zealand.

96.1% of people living in Stanford Merthyr speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Stanford Merthyr is 36.8% Anglican, 18.5% No religion, 17.4% Catholic, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Uniting Church, 5.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

47.7% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 30 widowed people living in Stanford Merthyr.

60.0% of the people living in Stanford Merthyr 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. Stanford Merthyr has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Stanford Merthyr are 21.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Labourers, 14.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Professionals, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.3% Managers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Stanford Merthyr work in are 14.7% Manufacturing, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 8.6% Mining, 8.2% Construction, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Inadequately described/Not stated.

46.3% of homes are fully owned, and 38.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $433 per week and the median household income is $1025 per week.

The median rent in Stanford Merthyr is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1473 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Stanford Merthyr postcode 2327

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