Hamilton South Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Hamilton South (2303) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 115 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Hamilton South is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Hamilton South was 4,027 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hamilton South is 42 years of age.

79.0% of people living in the suburb of Hamilton South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 1.7% Italy, 1.3% Greece, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% China , 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Canada, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Philippines.

82.8% of people living in Hamilton South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Greek, 2.4% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Macedonian, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Hamilton South is 27.8% Catholic, 21.1% No religion, 20.2% Anglican, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 4.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Buddhism.

41.6% of people are married, 35.5% have never married and 12.7% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 215 widowed people living in Hamilton South.

52.1% of the people living in Hamilton South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.7% are working on a part time basis. Hamilton South has an unemployment rate of 8.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Hamilton South are 32.4% Professionals, 13.3% Managers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hamilton South work in are 15.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Education and training, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Manufacturing, 6.0% Construction, 3.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

28.2% of homes are fully owned, and 20.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $486 per week and the median household income is $846 per week.

The median rent in Hamilton South is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hamilton South postcode 2303

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