Belmont Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Belmont (2280) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 102 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Belmont is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Belmont was 6,420 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Belmont is 46 years of age.

86.5% of people living in the suburb of Belmont were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% China , 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

93.3% of people living in Belmont speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Macedonian, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.2% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Belmont is 28.3% Anglican, 22.3% Catholic, 18.1% No religion, 9.0% Uniting Church, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal, 0.6% Eastern Orthodox.

49.9% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 474 widowed people living in Belmont.

56.4% of the people living in Belmont over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Belmont has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Belmont are 17.9% Professionals, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Managers, 10.8% Sales workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Labourers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Belmont work in are 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.9% Construction, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Manufacturing, 7.6% Education and training, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 24.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $479 per week and the median household income is $860 per week.

The median rent in Belmont is $233 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Belmont postcode 2280

  • Qpzm LocalStats New South Wales Suburb of the Day: Bream Beach 2540 -> South Coast -> New South Wales