Sandgate Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Sandgate (2304) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 120 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Sandgate is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandgate was 309 and is comprised of approximately 59.9% females and 40.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sandgate is 69 years of age.

80.8% of people living in the suburb of Sandgate were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 2.3% Scotland, 2.0% Tonga, 2.0% Poland, 1.6% China , 1.6% Italy, 1.3% Germany.

90.9% of people living in Sandgate speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Other, 1.0% German.

The religious makeup of Sandgate is 31.6% Catholic, 27.1% Anglican, 16.1% No religion, 6.1% Uniting Church, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.6% Salvation Army, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox.

30.6% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 82 widowed people living in Sandgate.

61.0% of the people living in Sandgate over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.1% are working on a part time basis. Sandgate has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandgate are 23.1% Labourers, 19.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Sales workers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.8% Professionals, 3.8% Managers, 3.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.8% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Sandgate work in are 19.2% Manufacturing, 19.2% Other services, 15.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Retail trade, 7.7% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.8% Financial and insurance services, 3.8% Construction.

26.7% of homes are fully owned, and 25.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $390 per week and the median household income is $880 per week.

The median rent in Sandgate is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandgate postcode 2304

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