Williamtown Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Williamtown (2318) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Port Stephens, New South Wales. It is about 132 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Williamtown is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Williamtown was 875 and is comprised of approximately 43.5% females and 56.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Williamtown is 44 years of age.

82.8% of people living in the suburb of Williamtown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.9% India, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Germany.

90.6% of people living in Williamtown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Tamil, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Other , 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Williamtown is 30.9% Anglican, 23.0% Catholic, 16.5% No religion, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.3% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Christian, nfd.

39.9% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 76 widowed people living in Williamtown.

69.5% of the people living in Williamtown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.5% are working on a part time basis. Williamtown has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Williamtown are 26.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Managers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.1% Professionals, 9.2% Labourers, 5.2% Sales workers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Williamtown work in are 34.2% Public administration and safety, 10.3% Manufacturing, 7.6% Construction, 7.2% Retail trade, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 5.8% Other services, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.6% Wholesale trade.

57.2% of homes are fully owned, and 25.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $554 per week and the median household income is $696 per week.

The median rent in Williamtown is $95 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Williamtown postcode 2318

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