The Junction Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

The Junction (2291) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 115 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. The Junction is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of The Junction was 1,495 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of The Junction is 39 years of age.

83.6% of people living in the suburb of The Junction were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Cambodia, 0.7% United States of America, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Poland, 0.4% France, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Spain, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Canada.

90.0% of people living in The Junction speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% French, 0.4% Khmer, 0.4% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of The Junction is 31.8% Catholic, 24.1% No religion, 21.3% Anglican, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.3% Baptist, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Christian, nfd.

37.4% of people are married, 43.7% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 69 widowed people living in The Junction.

57.0% of the people living in The Junction over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. The Junction has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in The Junction are 33.0% Professionals, 13.5% Managers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Technicians & trades workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 5.4% Labourers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from The Junction work in are 14.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.9% Education and training, 9.1% Retail trade, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.7% Manufacturing, 7.2% Construction, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 3.0% Financial and insurance services.

28.3% of homes are fully owned, and 21.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 47.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $698 per week and the median household income is $1159 per week.

The median rent in The Junction is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Junction postcode 2291

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