Wollombi Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wollombi (2325) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 104 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wollombi is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Wollombi was 352 and is comprised of approximately 47.4% females and 52.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wollombi is 53 years of age.

72.4% of people living in the suburb of Wollombi were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.0% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.7% Scotland, 1.4% Northern Ireland, 1.4% Denmark, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.1% Philippines, 0.9% Italy.

88.4% of people living in Wollombi speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Dutch, 1.7% Russian, 0.8% Thai, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Wollombi is 30.3% Anglican, 28.0% No religion, 15.0% Catholic, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Other religious affiliation , 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Lutheran.

57.3% of people are married, 24.8% have never married and 14.7% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Wollombi.

51.3% of the people living in Wollombi over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.3% are working on a part time basis. Wollombi has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Wollombi are 21.9% Managers, 18.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Professionals, 10.3% Labourers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Sales workers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Wollombi work in are 13.7% Construction, 11.8% Public administration and safety, 9.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.9% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 4.6% Other services.

45.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $459 per week and the median household income is $700 per week.

The median rent in Wollombi is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1772 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wollombi postcode 2325

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