Whittingham Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Whittingham (2330) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 140 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Whittingham is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Whittingham was 576 and is comprised of approximately 31.8% females and 68.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Whittingham is 27 years of age.

91.1% of people living in the suburb of Whittingham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.7% France, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Scotland.

94.6% of people living in Whittingham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Russian, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% German, 0.5% French, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Whittingham is 30.5% Anglican, 29.3% Catholic, 18.9% No religion, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 2.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.0% Baptist.

40.0% of people are married, 50.2% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Whittingham.

74.8% of the people living in Whittingham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.3% are working on a part time basis. Whittingham has an unemployment rate of 1.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Whittingham are 44.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Managers, 10.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.8% Technicians & trades workers, 7.8% Professionals, 5.8% Labourers, 5.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.0% Sales workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Whittingham work in are 50.0% Public administration and safety, 10.9% Mining, 5.2% Retail trade, 3.7% Health care and social assistance, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.0% Manufacturing, 3.0% Education and training, 3.0% Construction.

48.0% of homes are fully owned, and 39.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $751 per week and the median household income is $1428 per week.

The median rent in Whittingham is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Whittingham postcode 2330

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