Broadmeadow Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Broadmeadow (2292) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 116 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Broadmeadow is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Broadmeadow was 1,552 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Broadmeadow is 34 years of age.

79.9% of people living in the suburb of Broadmeadow were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.5% New Zealand, 1.5% England, 1.1% Afghanistan, 1.0% India, 0.8% Italy, 0.6% China , 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Greece, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% Thailand.

83.1% of people living in Broadmeadow speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Macedonian, 1.2% Dari, 1.1% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Samoan, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.5% German, 0.4% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Broadmeadow is 24.9% No religion, 24.1% Catholic, 20.1% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 4.6% Eastern Orthodox, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Islam, 1.5% Buddhism.

33.2% of people are married, 45.5% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 56 widowed people living in Broadmeadow.

58.3% of the people living in Broadmeadow 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. Broadmeadow has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Broadmeadow are 22.9% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Labourers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 9.2% Sales workers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Broadmeadow work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 11.0% Education and training, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Manufacturing, 6.9% Construction, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

23.1% of homes are fully owned, and 28.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $602 per week and the median household income is $1054 per week.

The median rent in Broadmeadow is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Broadmeadow postcode 2292

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