Salamander Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Salamander Bay (2317) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Port Stephens, New South Wales. It is about 151 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Salamander Bay is in the federal electorate of Paterson.

In the 2011 census the population of Salamander Bay was 4,844 and is comprised of approximately 53.1% females and 46.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Salamander Bay is 50 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Salamander Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Scotland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% China , 0.2% India, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Canada.

90.3% of people living in Salamander Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Korean.

The religious makeup of Salamander Bay is 30.5% Anglican, 22.1% Catholic, 16.8% No religion, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.6% Baptist, 0.5% Eastern Orthodox.

52.9% of people are married, 22.5% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 421 widowed people living in Salamander Bay.

52.7% of the people living in Salamander Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.1% are working on a part time basis. Salamander Bay has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Salamander Bay are 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.6% Sales workers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Managers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Labourers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Salamander Bay work in are 13.7% Retail trade, 12.2% Accommodation and food services, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Construction, 7.2% Manufacturing, 5.8% Education and training, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

44.9% of homes are fully owned, and 21.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $458 per week and the median household income is $857 per week.

The median rent in Salamander Bay is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Salamander Bay postcode 2317

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