Wallaroo Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wallaroo (2618) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 145 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wallaroo is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Wallaroo was 644 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wallaroo is 43 years of age.

80.4% of people living in the suburb of Wallaroo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 1.2% Italy, 1.2% South Africa, 1.1% Germany, 0.9% Finland, 0.9% Croatia, 0.6% Japan, 0.6% Austria, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Poland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Papua New Guinea.

91.3% of people living in Wallaroo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian, 1.2% Croatian, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% Other, 0.9% German, 0.5% Serbian, 0.5% Polish, 0.5% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Wallaroo is 33.1% No religion, 27.2% Catholic, 18.7% Anglican, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.6% Eastern Orthodox.

61.5% of people are married, 26.5% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Wallaroo.

61.6% of the people living in Wallaroo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Wallaroo has an unemployment rate of 2.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Wallaroo are 26.1% Managers, 22.5% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.3% Labourers, 7.0% Sales workers, 4.8% Community & personal service workers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Wallaroo work in are 16.4% Construction, 10.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.5% Education and training, 9.2% Public administration and safety, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.4% Health care and social assistance, 5.6% Retail trade, 4.2% Administrative and support services.

46.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $775 per week and the median household income is $2011 per week.

The median rent in Wallaroo is $305 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wallaroo postcode 2618

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