Scone Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Scone (2337) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 204 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Scone is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Scone was 5,478 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

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

88.7% of people living in the suburb of Scone were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% England, 0.5% Brazil, 0.4% Taiwan, 0.4% China , 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Nepal, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Jamaica, 0.2% Scotland, 0.1% Korea, Republic of , 0.1% Cambodia.

93.7% of people living in Scone speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.2% Korean, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Scone is 38.4% Anglican, 26.3% Catholic, 14.1% No religion, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Baptist, 0.7% Buddhism, 0.5% Other religious affiliation .

48.8% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 333 widowed people living in Scone.

63.5% of the people living in Scone over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Scone has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Scone are 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Professionals, 14.2% Labourers, 13.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Managers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Scone work in are 12.3% Mining, 11.2% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Education and training, 7.7% Manufacturing, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Construction, 6.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

32.0% of homes are fully owned, and 32.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $581 per week and the median household income is $1109 per week.

The median rent in Scone is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1752 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Scone postcode 2337

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