The Hill Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

The Hill (2300) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 117 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. The Hill is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of The Hill was 1,716 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of The Hill is 31 years of age.

77.1% of people living in the suburb of The Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% China , 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% India, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Brazil, 0.3% Korea, Republic of .

85.2% of people living in The Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.9% Greek, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.6% French, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Bengali.

The religious makeup of The Hill is 35.4% No religion, 20.3% Catholic, 18.8% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Buddhism.

33.5% of people are married, 53.3% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 54 widowed people living in The Hill.

59.0% of the people living in The Hill over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. The Hill has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in The Hill are 39.8% Professionals, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Managers, 9.8% Technicians & trades workers, 7.1% Sales workers, 3.3% Labourers, 1.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from The Hill work in are 17.8% Health care and social assistance, 13.3% Education and training, 11.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Retail trade, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Construction, 5.2% Manufacturing, 4.5% Financial and insurance services.

25.2% of homes are fully owned, and 21.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $786 per week and the median household income is $1459 per week.

The median rent in The Hill is $273 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1993 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Hill postcode 2300

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