Warabrook Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Warabrook (2304) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 119 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Warabrook is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Warabrook was 2,091 and is comprised of approximately 53.9% females and 46.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Warabrook is 42 years of age.

76.7% of people living in the suburb of Warabrook were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% China , 2.0% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Philippines, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.6% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.5% Singapore, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Saudi Arabia, 0.4% Korea, Republic of , 0.4% Indonesia.

80.1% of people living in Warabrook speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Mandarin, 2.2% Other, 1.6% Macedonian, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.7% Arabic, 0.7% Italian, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Warabrook is 27.0% Catholic, 20.8% Anglican, 15.5% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Baptist, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Buddhism.

45.8% of people are married, 31.7% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 206 widowed people living in Warabrook.

59.9% of the people living in Warabrook over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Warabrook has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Warabrook are 24.8% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 8.7% Managers, 8.7% Labourers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Warabrook work in are 16.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Retail trade, 9.9% Public administration and safety, 9.5% Manufacturing, 8.4% Education and training, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Other services.

35.2% of homes are fully owned, and 31.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $536 per week and the median household income is $1233 per week.

The median rent in Warabrook is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1703 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Warabrook postcode 2304

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