Belmont North Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Belmont North (2280) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, East Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 103 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Belmont North is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Belmont North was 6,481 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Belmont North is 39 years of age.

88.4% of people living in the suburb of Belmont North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% China , 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Morocco, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.1% Lebanon, 0.1% Korea, Republic of .

94.1% of people living in Belmont North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.3% Other, 0.3% German, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Samoan, 0.1% Italian.

The religious makeup of Belmont North is 28.0% Anglican, 22.1% Catholic, 18.1% No religion, 9.8% Uniting Church, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Baptist, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.2% Salvation Army.

49.8% of people are married, 31.2% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 354 widowed people living in Belmont North.

57.7% of the people living in Belmont North 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. Belmont North has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Belmont North are 20.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Professionals, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Labourers, 8.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.7% Managers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Belmont North work in are 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Retail trade, 12.0% Construction, 10.6% Manufacturing, 7.4% Education and training, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Other services, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 40.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $515 per week and the median household income is $1194 per week.

The median rent in Belmont North is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Belmont North postcode 2280

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