Branxton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Branxton (2335) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 135 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Branxton is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Branxton was 1,826 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Branxton is 37 years of age.

87.3% of people living in the suburb of Branxton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 0.6% Thailand, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Indonesia, 0.4% China , 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Scotland.

93.2% of people living in Branxton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% French, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Branxton is 36.4% Catholic, 28.9% Anglican, 13.3% No religion, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Latter-day Saints, 1.0% Baptist, 0.9% Buddhism.

58.0% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 50 widowed people living in Branxton.

60.7% of the people living in Branxton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Branxton has an unemployment rate of 1.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Branxton are 20.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.8% Professionals, 11.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.1% Labourers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Managers, 7.9% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Branxton work in are 18.2% Mining, 9.5% Manufacturing, 8.8% Construction, 8.1% Retail trade, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Education and training, 5.9% Other services, 3.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

32.7% of homes are fully owned, and 46.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $569 per week and the median household income is $1602 per week.

The median rent in Branxton is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Branxton postcode 2335

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