Oakhampton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Oakhampton (2320) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 134 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Oakhampton is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakhampton was 591 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oakhampton is 35 years of age.

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Oakhampton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% New Zealand, 1.7% Papua New Guinea, 1.4% India, 1.4% England, 1.2% Germany, 1.0% South Africa, 0.8% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

91.4% of people living in Oakhampton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.0% German, 0.5% Persian, 0.5% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Oakhampton is 30.1% Catholic, 28.6% Anglican, 12.9% No religion, 6.4% Uniting Church, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Baptist, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Hinduism, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

56.9% of people are married, 31.7% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Oakhampton.

61.0% of the people living in Oakhampton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Oakhampton has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakhampton are 21.0% Professionals, 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.4% Managers, 10.0% Sales workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Labourers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakhampton work in are 14.8% Mining, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Manufacturing, 10.0% Construction, 9.4% Retail trade, 8.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Education and training, 4.8% Other services, 4.2% Public administration and safety.

28.8% of homes are fully owned, and 47.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $750 per week and the median household income is $2395 per week.

The median rent in Oakhampton is $435 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakhampton postcode 2320

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