Dudley Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Dudley (2290) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 109 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Dudley is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Dudley was 2,267 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

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

88.7% of people living in the suburb of Dudley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Paraguay, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% India.

94.0% of people living in Dudley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Urdu, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% French, 0.4% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Macedonian, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Dudley is 25.9% Catholic, 25.1% No religion, 23.3% Anglican, 7.5% Uniting Church, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Buddhism.

54.4% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 90 widowed people living in Dudley.

58.4% of the people living in Dudley 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. Dudley has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Dudley are 32.0% Professionals, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Managers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 5.3% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dudley work in are 16.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Education and training, 10.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.3% Retail trade, 9.0% Construction, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 3.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

43.0% of homes are fully owned, and 38.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $685 per week and the median household income is $1621 per week.

The median rent in Dudley is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dudley postcode 2290

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