Adamstown Heights Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Adamstown Heights (2289) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 112 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Adamstown Heights is in the federal electorates of Newcastle, Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Adamstown Heights was 5,174 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Adamstown Heights is 41 years of age.

83.8% of people living in the suburb of Adamstown Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 1.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.1% New Zealand, 0.8% Italy, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Greece, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% China , 0.2% Netherlands.

88.7% of people living in Adamstown Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Macedonian, 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Greek, 0.7% German, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% French, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Adamstown Heights is 27.7% Catholic, 22.2% Anglican, 19.5% No religion, 7.5% Uniting Church, 5.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Eastern Orthodox, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Buddhism.

60.1% of people are married, 25.6% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 236 widowed people living in Adamstown Heights.

56.3% of the people living in Adamstown Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.2% are working on a part time basis. Adamstown Heights has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Adamstown Heights are 31.4% Professionals, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Managers, 10.1% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.3% Labourers, 4.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Adamstown Heights work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Education and training, 9.8% Retail trade, 9.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Manufacturing, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Construction, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

48.1% of homes are fully owned, and 35.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $626 per week and the median household income is $1448 per week.

The median rent in Adamstown Heights is $315 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Adamstown Heights postcode 2289

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