Greta Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Greta (2334) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 132 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Greta is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Greta was 2,483 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Greta is 32 years of age.

88.2% of people living in the suburb of Greta were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% New Zealand, 1.2% England, 1.0% Germany, 0.5% Austria, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Latvia, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% France, 0.2% Ukraine, 0.2% India, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines.

94.2% of people living in Greta speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Polish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% German, 0.2% Hindi, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Greta is 34.7% Catholic, 26.1% Anglican, 19.4% No religion, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist, 0.8% Salvation Army, 0.6% Jehovah's Witnesses.

46.0% of people are married, 38.2% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 84 widowed people living in Greta.

60.5% of the people living in Greta over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Greta has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Greta are 23.0% Technicians & trades workers, 20.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.8% Labourers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.4% Professionals, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Sales workers, 7.0% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Greta work in are 16.8% Mining, 10.7% Construction, 10.3% Manufacturing, 8.6% Retail trade, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Other services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Education and training.

29.7% of homes are fully owned, and 47.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $508 per week and the median household income is $1330 per week.

The median rent in Greta is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Greta postcode 2334

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