Tighes Hill Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tighes Hill (2297) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 118 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tighes Hill is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Tighes Hill was 1,615 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tighes Hill is 36 years of age.

79.8% of people living in the suburb of Tighes Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.9% Croatia, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Sudan, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Greece, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Samoa, 0.4% Taiwan, 0.4% Wales.

86.4% of people living in Tighes Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.0% Macedonian, 0.7% German, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Tighes Hill is 31.6% No religion, 21.1% Catholic, 17.3% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Uniting Church, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Other religious affiliation , 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Baptist.

31.8% of people are married, 45.7% have never married and 13.9% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 69 widowed people living in Tighes Hill.

54.2% of the people living in Tighes Hill over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.0% are working on a part time basis. Tighes Hill has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Tighes Hill are 27.1% Professionals, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Labourers, 9.6% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tighes Hill work in are 16.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Education and training, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 9.1% Retail trade, 8.2% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Manufacturing, 7.1% Construction, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Administrative and support services.

29.3% of homes are fully owned, and 33.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $551 per week and the median household income is $996 per week.

The median rent in Tighes Hill is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tighes Hill postcode 2297

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