Weston Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Weston (2326) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 119 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Weston is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Weston was 3,682 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Weston is 36 years of age.

89.7% of people living in the suburb of Weston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% United States of America, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Wales, 0.1% Belgium, 0.1% Malta, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Fiji.

95.2% of people living in Weston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.2% German, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Weston is 31.7% Anglican, 21.1% Catholic, 19.0% No religion, 8.8% Uniting Church, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.7% Seventh-day Adventist.

43.0% of people are married, 36.0% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 218 widowed people living in Weston.

56.6% of the people living in Weston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.7% are working on a part time basis. Weston has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Weston are 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 18.0% Labourers, 15.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 7.6% Professionals, 5.9% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Weston work in are 14.9% Manufacturing, 12.0% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Construction, 7.3% Mining, 6.2% Other services, 4.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.9% Public administration and safety.

33.0% of homes are fully owned, and 37.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $437 per week and the median household income is $973 per week.

The median rent in Weston is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1430 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Weston postcode 2326

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