Broke Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Broke (2330) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 124 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Broke is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Broke was 636 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Broke is 38 years of age.

83.5% of people living in the suburb of Broke were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.1% South Africa, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% India, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% France, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany.

90.6% of people living in Broke speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian, 0.9% Polish, 0.6% French, 0.5% Other.

The religious makeup of Broke is 35.4% Anglican, 24.4% Catholic, 17.2% No religion, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.3% Baptist, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

58.1% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Broke.

60.3% of the people living in Broke over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Broke has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Broke are 21.5% Managers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.6% Labourers, 12.0% Professionals, 8.5% Sales workers, 7.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.0% Community & personal service workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Broke work in are 18.3% Mining, 12.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Retail trade, 6.0% Education and training, 4.7% Other services, 4.4% Construction, 3.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.3% of homes are fully owned, and 41.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $596 per week and the median household income is $1537 per week.

The median rent in Broke is $265 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Broke postcode 2330

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