Garden Suburb Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Garden Suburb (2289) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 111 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Garden Suburb is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Garden Suburb was 1,927 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Garden Suburb is 40 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Garden Suburb were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 1.1% India, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.4% France, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Hungary.

91.7% of people living in Garden Suburb speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% French, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Garden Suburb is 26.7% Catholic, 19.9% Anglican, 18.5% No religion, 8.9% Uniting Church, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Baptist, 2.5% Pentecostal, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Brethren.

58.8% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 63 widowed people living in Garden Suburb.

56.8% of the people living in Garden Suburb 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. Garden Suburb has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Garden Suburb are 27.0% Professionals, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Managers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Labourers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Garden Suburb work in are 15.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Education and training, 10.6% Retail trade, 9.8% Manufacturing, 7.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Construction, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Public administration and safety.

43.9% of homes are fully owned, and 42.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $627 per week and the median household income is $1685 per week.

The median rent in Garden Suburb is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Garden Suburb postcode 2289

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