Rothbury Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Rothbury (2320) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 126 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Rothbury is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Rothbury was 452 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

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

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Rothbury were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 2.2% United States of America, 1.8% Estonia, 1.3% Poland, 1.1% Italy, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Germany.

93.1% of people living in Rothbury speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 1.1% German, 0.9% Italian, 0.9% Greek, 0.9% French.

The religious makeup of Rothbury is 27.8% Anglican, 24.5% Catholic, 22.1% No religion, 6.6% Uniting Church, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Other Protestant, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism.

64.2% of people are married, 19.9% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Rothbury.

65.8% of the people living in Rothbury over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Rothbury has an unemployment rate of 1.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Rothbury are 28.7% Managers, 22.0% Professionals, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.1% Labourers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rothbury work in are 22.4% Accommodation and food services, 16.1% Manufacturing, 9.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Mining, 6.3% Construction, 4.7% Education and training, 4.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.9% Health care and social assistance.

39.2% of homes are fully owned, and 40.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $807 per week and the median household income is $1636 per week.

The median rent in Rothbury is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rothbury postcode 2320

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