Redhead Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Redhead (2290) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 106 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Redhead is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Redhead was 3,453 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

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

86.8% of people living in the suburb of Redhead were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Austria, 0.2% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Malaysia.

95.3% of people living in Redhead speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.4% Macedonian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Serbian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Redhead is 27.9% Catholic, 25.3% Anglican, 18.7% No religion, 7.8% Uniting Church, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.1% Buddhism.

54.1% of people are married, 24.6% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 258 widowed people living in Redhead.

55.2% of the people living in Redhead over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. Redhead has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Redhead are 23.3% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Managers, 7.2% Labourers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Redhead work in are 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Retail trade, 11.1% Education and training, 10.3% Construction, 7.3% Manufacturing, 6.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Financial and insurance services.

50.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $527 per week and the median household income is $1032 per week.

The median rent in Redhead is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2080 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Redhead postcode 2290

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