Kahibah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kahibah (2290) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 111 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kahibah is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Kahibah was 2,083 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

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

88.4% of people living in the suburb of Kahibah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% China , 0.2% Chile, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Sweden, 0.2% South Africa.

92.6% of people living in Kahibah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.6% Macedonian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Samoan, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% German, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Kahibah is 24.5% Catholic, 24.2% No religion, 24.1% Anglican, 8.4% Uniting Church, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 0.8% Buddhism, 0.7% Eastern Orthodox.

48.9% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 145 widowed people living in Kahibah.

61.9% of the people living in Kahibah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Kahibah has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Kahibah are 27.3% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 8.5% Labourers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Managers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kahibah work in are 14.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 9.7% Manufacturing, 9.7% Construction, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 3.9% Administrative and support services.

39.7% of homes are fully owned, and 37.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $574 per week and the median household income is $1167 per week.

The median rent in Kahibah is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kahibah postcode 2290

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