Hillsborough Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Hillsborough (2290) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 110 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Hillsborough is in the federal electorates of Charlton, Shortland.

In the 2011 Census the population of Hillsborough is 667 and is comprised of 52% females and 48% males.

The median/average age of the Hillsborough population is 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian average.

91% of people living in Hillsborough were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 2.1%, United States of America 0.9%, New Zealand 0.7%, France 0.4%, China 0.4%.

96.6% of people speak English as their first language 0.7% Serbian, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Russian, 0% Irish, 0% Gaelic (Scotland).

The religious make up of Hillsborough is 33.3% Anglican, 21.3% Catholic, 18.3% No Religion, 9.7% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

51.6% of people are married, 32.5% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 31 widowed people living in Hillsborough.

57% of the people living in Hillsborough are employed full time, 33.7% are working on a part time basis. Hillsborough has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people from Hillsborough are Technicians and Trades Workers 18.4%, Professionals 16.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.1%, Sales Workers 11.9%, Labourers 9.6%, Managers 7.9%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 6.2%.

The median individual income is $542.00 per week and the median household income is $1408.00 per week.

41.3% of homes are fully owned, and 49.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.6% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Hillsborough is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1854 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hillsborough postcode 2290

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