Belmont South Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Belmont South (2280) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 100 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Belmont South is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Belmont South was 1,204 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Belmont South is 40 years of age.

87.1% of people living in the suburb of Belmont South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.4% Norway, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Germany.

94.6% of people living in Belmont South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.5% Indonesian, 0.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Belmont South is 28.7% Anglican, 23.6% Catholic, 16.6% No religion, 8.5% Uniting Church, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Baptist, 1.8% Salvation Army, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Pentecostal.

40.2% of people are married, 36.6% have never married and 12.3% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 69 widowed people living in Belmont South.

54.2% of the people living in Belmont South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.6% are working on a part time basis. Belmont South has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Belmont South are 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Labourers, 11.5% Sales workers, 11.3% Professionals, 8.8% Managers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Belmont South work in are 16.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Retail trade, 10.2% Accommodation and food services, 10.0% Construction, 9.8% Manufacturing, 5.7% Education and training, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 3.9% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

30.8% of homes are fully owned, and 22.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $443 per week and the median household income is $827 per week.

The median rent in Belmont South is $245 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1777 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Belmont South postcode 2280

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