Stockton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Stockton (2295) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 119 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Stockton is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Stockton was 4,195 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Stockton is 47 years of age.

85.4% of people living in the suburb of Stockton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Poland, 0.1% Fiji, 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% Sweden.

92.0% of people living in Stockton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Stockton is 31.0% Anglican, 25.7% Catholic, 17.9% No religion, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Uniting Church, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Baptist, 0.6% Pentecostal.

37.5% of people are married, 40.7% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 293 widowed people living in Stockton.

57.9% of the people living in Stockton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Stockton has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Stockton are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Professionals, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Labourers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Managers, 8.5% Sales workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Stockton work in are 16.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Manufacturing, 8.3% Construction, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Retail trade, 6.7% Education and training, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

36.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $508 per week and the median household income is $1072 per week.

The median rent in Stockton is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Stockton postcode 2295

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