Whitebridge Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Whitebridge (2290) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 109 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Whitebridge is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Whitebridge was 2,567 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Whitebridge is 40 years of age.

89.4% of people living in the suburb of Whitebridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Colombia, 0.2% Sweden, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Zambia.

93.6% of people living in Whitebridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Macedonian, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Whitebridge is 27.9% Catholic, 23.3% Anglican, 19.9% No religion, 9.0% Uniting Church, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.3% Baptist.

54.7% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 110 widowed people living in Whitebridge.

57.7% of the people living in Whitebridge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Whitebridge has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Whitebridge are 23.5% Professionals, 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Labourers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Whitebridge work in are 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Construction, 9.9% Education and training, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.4% Manufacturing, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Other services.

41.1% of homes are fully owned, and 40.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $585 per week and the median household income is $1412 per week.

The median rent in Whitebridge is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1846 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Whitebridge postcode 2290

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