Soldiers Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Soldiers Point was 1,326 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Soldiers Point is 51 years of age.

80.9% of people living in the suburb of Soldiers Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.1% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% China , 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Cyprus, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% Canada, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

93.2% of people living in Soldiers Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% French, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Soldiers Point is 33.6% Anglican, 20.3% Catholic, 18.4% No religion, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Uniting Church, 5.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Buddhism.

53.0% of people are married, 22.8% have never married and 14.7% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 78 widowed people living in Soldiers Point.

51.1% of the people living in Soldiers Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.7% are working on a part time basis. Soldiers Point has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Soldiers Point are 18.2% Professionals, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Managers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Labourers, 9.1% Sales workers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Soldiers Point work in are 11.4% Retail trade, 11.4% Accommodation and food services, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Construction, 7.3% Education and training, 6.3% Manufacturing, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

43.7% of homes are fully owned, and 23.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $504 per week and the median household income is $887 per week.

The median rent in Soldiers Point is $268 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Soldiers Point postcode 2317

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