Fassifern Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fassifern (2283) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 104 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fassifern is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Fassifern was 621 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fassifern is 42 years of age.

87.6% of people living in the suburb of Fassifern were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% England, 1.1% United States of America, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Canada, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland.

95.8% of people living in Fassifern speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% German, 0.5% Other.

The religious makeup of Fassifern is 32.4% Anglican, 20.9% No religion, 18.4% Catholic, 7.7% Uniting Church, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Baptist, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.1% Salvation Army.

48.9% of people are married, 33.0% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Fassifern.

51.0% of the people living in Fassifern over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Fassifern has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Fassifern are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 17.9% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.4% Labourers, 9.5% Managers, 8.1% Sales workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Fassifern work in are 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Manufacturing, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.6% Construction, 8.8% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Education and training, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Financial and insurance services.

38.8% of homes are fully owned, and 37.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $515 per week and the median household income is $1194 per week.

The median rent in Fassifern is $208 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fassifern postcode 2283

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