Castle Rock Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Castle Rock (2333) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 189 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Castle Rock is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Castle Rock was 329 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Castle Rock is 34 years of age.

86.5% of people living in the suburb of Castle Rock were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 1.2% China .

90.3% of people living in Castle Rock speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% German.

The religious makeup of Castle Rock is 32.8% Anglican, 25.5% Catholic, 16.1% No religion, 11.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.7% Baptist, 1.2% Buddhism.

51.4% of people are married, 36.7% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 1.2% are separated. There are 5 widowed people living in Castle Rock.

70.1% of the people living in Castle Rock over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.5% are working on a part time basis. Castle Rock has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Castle Rock are 19.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 19.1% Managers, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Professionals, 10.2% Labourers, 7.6% Sales workers, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Castle Rock work in are 24.2% Mining, 20.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.2% Construction, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.8% Education and training, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.9% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 3.9% Health care and social assistance.

37.5% of homes are fully owned, and 26.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $591 per week and the median household income is $1687 per week.

The median rent in Castle Rock is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2171 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Castle Rock postcode 2333

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