Mayfield West Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Mayfield West (2304) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 119 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Mayfield West is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Mayfield West was 1,771 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mayfield West is 36 years of age.

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Mayfield West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.2% New Zealand, 0.8% England, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Liberia, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% China , 0.5% Fiji, 0.4% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% India.

86.6% of people living in Mayfield West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.4% Filipino , 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Thai.

The religious makeup of Mayfield West is 27.2% Catholic, 21.4% Anglican, 21.4% No religion, 11.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Eastern Orthodox.

36.1% of people are married, 44.7% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 98 widowed people living in Mayfield West.

56.5% of the people living in Mayfield West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Mayfield West has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Mayfield West are 21.2% Professionals, 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Labourers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.7% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mayfield West work in are 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 9.2% Education and training, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Construction, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Other services.

30.0% of homes are fully owned, and 32.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $487 per week and the median household income is $944 per week.

The median rent in Mayfield West is $215 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mayfield West postcode 2304

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