Peak Hill Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Peak Hill (2869) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 308 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Peak Hill is in the federal electorate of Calare.

In the 2011 census the population of Peak Hill was 1,150 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

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

87.7% of people living in the suburb of Peak Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.2% England, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Mexico, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% New Zealand, 0.3% Netherlands.

91.6% of people living in Peak Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.5% Other, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Peak Hill is 27.2% Anglican, 24.8% Catholic, 9.2% Uniting Church, 8.6% No religion, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.6% Christian, nfd, 4.1% Pentecostal, 1.7% Baptist, 1.0% Islam.

46.3% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 96 widowed people living in Peak Hill.

55.6% of the people living in Peak Hill 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. Peak Hill has an unemployment rate of 8.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Peak Hill are 30.2% Managers, 13.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.6% Labourers, 10.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.1% Professionals, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.3% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Peak Hill work in are 26.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Education and training, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Retail trade, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Other services, 3.5% Manufacturing.

47.3% of homes are fully owned, and 21.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $345 per week and the median household income is $626 per week.

The median rent in Peak Hill is $110 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $910 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Peak Hill postcode 2869

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