Marks Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Marks Point (2280) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 99 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Marks Point is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Marks Point was 1,731 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Marks Point is 45 years of age.

86.7% of people living in the suburb of Marks Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Ethiopia, 0.3% Indonesia, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% India.

94.6% of people living in Marks Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Polish.

The religious makeup of Marks Point is 31.4% Anglican, 21.7% Catholic, 18.0% No religion, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Uniting Church, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.9% Salvation Army.

41.1% of people are married, 31.7% have never married and 14.2% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 119 widowed people living in Marks Point.

56.2% of the people living in Marks Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Marks Point has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Marks Point are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Labourers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Managers, 9.5% Sales workers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Marks Point work in are 12.1% Construction, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Manufacturing, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Education and training, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Other services, 5.0% Public administration and safety.

30.5% of homes are fully owned, and 22.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $475 per week and the median household income is $823 per week.

The median rent in Marks Point is $235 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1650 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Marks Point postcode 2280

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