Wattle Ponds Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wattle Ponds (2330) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 150 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wattle Ponds is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Wattle Ponds was 1,323 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wattle Ponds is 33 years of age.

90.3% of people living in the suburb of Wattle Ponds were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% New Zealand, 2.0% England, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Indonesia, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Papua New Guinea.

98.0% of people living in Wattle Ponds speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Wattle Ponds is 34.8% Anglican, 30.8% Catholic, 15.9% No religion, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Other religious affiliation , 0.6% Other Religious Groups.

66.0% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 4.0% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Wattle Ponds.

61.9% of the people living in Wattle Ponds over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. Wattle Ponds has an unemployment rate of 0.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Wattle Ponds are 21.1% Technicians & trades workers, 17.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Professionals, 11.4% Managers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Sales workers, 6.1% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wattle Ponds work in are 31.5% Mining, 8.3% Retail trade, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Education and training, 6.9% Other services, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.3% Construction, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

33.3% of homes are fully owned, and 59.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $761 per week and the median household income is $2648 per week.

The median rent in Wattle Ponds is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2349 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wattle Ponds postcode 2330

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