Adamstown Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Adamstown (2289) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 115 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Adamstown is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Adamstown was 5,642 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Adamstown is 35 years of age.

85.0% of people living in the suburb of Adamstown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Greece, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Germany, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Egypt, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Canada.

89.5% of people living in Adamstown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Macedonian, 1.0% Greek, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Serbian, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Adamstown is 28.5% Catholic, 22.6% No religion, 21.5% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 1.0% Buddhism.

40.6% of people are married, 40.2% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 253 widowed people living in Adamstown.

59.2% of the people living in Adamstown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. Adamstown has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Adamstown are 24.6% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Managers, 10.0% Sales workers, 8.2% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Adamstown work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.6% Education and training, 9.1% Public administration and safety, 7.9% Construction, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Manufacturing, 4.1% Financial and insurance services.

26.5% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $626 per week and the median household income is $1214 per week.

The median rent in Adamstown is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Adamstown postcode 2289

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