Muscle Creek Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Muscle Creek (2333) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 179 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Muscle Creek is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Muscle Creek was 522 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

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

90.9% of people living in the suburb of Muscle Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% England.

92.5% of people living in Muscle Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Muscle Creek is 33.1% Anglican, 28.7% Catholic, 10.7% No religion, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Salvation Army, 0.6% Other Religious Groups.

60.1% of people are married, 26.9% have never married and 6.1% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Muscle Creek.

57.4% of the people living in Muscle Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Muscle Creek has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Muscle Creek are 24.6% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Professionals, 11.0% Managers, 9.6% Labourers, 8.5% Sales workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Muscle Creek work in are 24.4% Mining, 8.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Inadequately described/Not stated, 6.0% Retail trade, 5.7% Education and training, 5.3% Construction.

29.9% of homes are fully owned, and 53.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $623 per week and the median household income is $2305 per week.

The median rent in Muscle Creek is $60 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Muscle Creek postcode 2333

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