Hamilton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Hamilton (2303) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 116 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Hamilton is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Hamilton was 4,071 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hamilton is 38 years of age.

78.3% of people living in the suburb of Hamilton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 2.1% Italy, 1.6% Greece, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% China , 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Sri Lanka.

83.1% of people living in Hamilton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Italian, 2.7% Greek, 2.1% Macedonian, 0.9% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% French, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Hamilton is 27.9% No religion, 25.0% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Eastern Orthodox, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 1.7% Buddhism, 1.6% Christian, nfd.

32.0% of people are married, 45.5% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 264 widowed people living in Hamilton.

56.3% of the people living in Hamilton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Hamilton has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Hamilton are 32.7% Professionals, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Managers, 9.1% Sales workers, 6.6% Labourers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hamilton work in are 17.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Education and training, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.8% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Retail trade, 7.6% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Manufacturing, 5.2% Construction, 3.7% Financial and insurance services.

29.8% of homes are fully owned, and 24.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $598 per week and the median household income is $1078 per week.

The median rent in Hamilton is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hamilton postcode 2303

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