Wallsend Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wallsend (2287) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 115 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wallsend is in the federal electorates of Charlton, Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Wallsend was 12,307 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wallsend is 40 years of age.

83.2% of people living in the suburb of Wallsend were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% India, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% China , 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Croatia, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Saudi Arabia.

86.4% of people living in Wallsend speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.1% Macedonian, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Polish, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Wallsend is 24.0% Anglican, 22.3% Catholic, 19.0% No religion, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Baptist, 2.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Islam.

44.1% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 975 widowed people living in Wallsend.

57.7% of the people living in Wallsend over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Wallsend has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Wallsend are 18.4% Professionals, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Labourers, 10.6% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Managers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wallsend work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Retail trade, 12.1% Manufacturing, 7.9% Education and training, 7.4% Construction, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $470 per week and the median household income is $979 per week.

The median rent in Wallsend is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1665 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wallsend postcode 2287

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