Muswellbrook Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Muswellbrook (2333) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 181 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Muswellbrook is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Muswellbrook was 11,791 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Muswellbrook is 33 years of age.

86.3% of people living in the suburb of Muswellbrook were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% New Zealand, 1.4% England, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% China , 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% Austria, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Germany.

89.0% of people living in Muswellbrook speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Mandarin, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Muswellbrook is 34.0% Anglican, 26.0% Catholic, 14.3% No religion, 11.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Buddhism, 0.5% Other religious affiliation .

45.2% of people are married, 37.3% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 466 widowed people living in Muswellbrook.

63.6% of the people living in Muswellbrook over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.7% are working on a part time basis. Muswellbrook has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Muswellbrook are 20.5% Technicians & trades workers, 18.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.4% Labourers, 11.5% Professionals, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Managers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Muswellbrook work in are 23.1% Mining, 10.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Construction, 5.0% Education and training, 4.9% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.8% Other services.

25.5% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $622 per week and the median household income is $1404 per week.

The median rent in Muswellbrook is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Muswellbrook postcode 2333

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