Pokolbin Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Pokolbin (2320) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 122 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Pokolbin is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Pokolbin was 694 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pokolbin is 45 years of age.

78.3% of people living in the suburb of Pokolbin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 3.5% New Zealand, 1.0% Switzerland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.7% Austria, 0.7% France, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Latvia, 0.4% South Africa.

89.8% of people living in Pokolbin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% German, 0.9% French, 0.4% Russian, 0.4% Tamil, 0.4% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Pokolbin is 31.3% Anglican, 23.0% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

59.3% of people are married, 26.6% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Pokolbin.

65.6% of the people living in Pokolbin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.9% are working on a part time basis. Pokolbin has an unemployment rate of 1.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Pokolbin are 30.1% Managers, 20.7% Professionals, 11.6% Sales workers, 10.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.1% Labourers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.1% Community & personal service workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pokolbin work in are 18.7% Accommodation and food services, 17.7% Manufacturing, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.8% Mining, 6.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Education and training, 3.8% Construction.

36.4% of homes are fully owned, and 32.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $778 per week and the median household income is $1833 per week.

The median rent in Pokolbin is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pokolbin postcode 2320

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