West Wallsend Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

West Wallsend (2286) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 113 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. West Wallsend is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of West Wallsend was 1,714 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Wallsend is 37 years of age.

91.1% of people living in the suburb of West Wallsend were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Ukraine, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Philippines.

94.6% of people living in West Wallsend speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% German, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of West Wallsend is 25.2% Anglican, 23.4% No religion, 20.7% Catholic, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Uniting Church, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.1% Salvation Army.

44.4% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 77 widowed people living in West Wallsend.

58.3% of the people living in West Wallsend over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. West Wallsend has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in West Wallsend are 20.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Labourers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Professionals, 10.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 6.1% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Wallsend work in are 18.2% Manufacturing, 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Retail trade, 8.4% Construction, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Other services, 5.0% Education and training, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

32.9% of homes are fully owned, and 45.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $495 per week and the median household income is $1057 per week.

The median rent in West Wallsend is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Wallsend postcode 2286

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