Hamilton East Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Hamilton East was 901 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hamilton East is 43 years of age.

86.3% of people living in the suburb of Hamilton East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% Greece, 1.9% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Italy, 0.8% United States of America, 0.6% Finland, 0.6% Lithuania, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Germany.

87.3% of people living in Hamilton East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Greek, 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Dutch, 0.7% German, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% French, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Hamilton East is 27.2% Catholic, 26.3% No religion, 18.8% Anglican, 7.1% Eastern Orthodox, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 0.9% Buddhism.

52.0% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 49 widowed people living in Hamilton East.

55.0% of the people living in Hamilton East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.8% are working on a part time basis. Hamilton East has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Hamilton East are 35.7% Professionals, 15.1% Managers, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Sales workers, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Technicians & trades workers, 4.2% Labourers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Hamilton East work in are 16.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Education and training, 11.5% Retail trade, 10.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Construction, 5.3% Manufacturing, 4.6% Other services.

49.1% of homes are fully owned, and 31.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $698 per week and the median household income is $1810 per week.

The median rent in Hamilton East is $348 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2492 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hamilton East postcode 2303

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