Hawks Nest Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Hawks Nest (2324) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 161 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Hawks Nest is in the federal electorate of Paterson.

In the 2011 census the population of Hawks Nest was 1,123 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hawks Nest is 58 years of age.

82.4% of people living in the suburb of Hawks Nest were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% Taiwan, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% Thailand, 0.3% Ireland.

91.4% of people living in Hawks Nest speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Maltese, 0.4% Indonesian, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Hawks Nest is 35.1% Anglican, 22.9% Catholic, 15.0% No religion, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.7% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism, 0.8% Salvation Army, 0.7% Christian, nfd.

52.3% of people are married, 21.2% have never married and 12.4% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 103 widowed people living in Hawks Nest.

48.3% of the people living in Hawks Nest over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.8% are working on a part time basis. Hawks Nest has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Hawks Nest are 20.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Professionals, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Labourers, 11.4% Managers, 10.5% Sales workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hawks Nest work in are 14.2% Accommodation and food services, 13.6% Construction, 11.1% Retail trade, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Manufacturing, 5.6% Education and training, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.7% Mining.

50.0% of homes are fully owned, and 12.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $461 per week and the median household income is $725 per week.

The median rent in Hawks Nest is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hawks Nest postcode 2324

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