Dora Creek Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Dora Creek (2264) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 91 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Dora Creek is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Dora Creek was 1,671 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dora Creek is 47 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the suburb of Dora Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Finland, 0.3% Portugal, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Cambodia, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% China .

93.6% of people living in Dora Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Dutch, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Polish.

The religious makeup of Dora Creek is 26.0% Anglican, 23.4% No religion, 19.5% Catholic, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 1.2% Salvation Army.

49.5% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 87 widowed people living in Dora Creek.

56.7% of the people living in Dora Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Dora Creek has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Dora Creek are 19.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Professionals, 13.8% Labourers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dora Creek work in are 14.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Manufacturing, 10.1% Retail trade, 9.8% Construction, 7.1% Education and training, 6.4% Other services, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.1% of homes are fully owned, and 29.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $503 per week and the median household income is $919 per week.

The median rent in Dora Creek is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dora Creek postcode 2264

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