Newtown Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Newtown (2042) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 4 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Newtown is in the federal electorates of Grayndler, Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Newtown was 14,148 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the people in Newtown is 32 years of age.

60.4% of people living in the suburb of Newtown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 1.4% United States of America, 1.2% China , 1.1% Ireland, 1.1% Thailand, 0.9% Greece, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% India, 0.6% France, 0.6% Singapore.

74.4% of people living in Newtown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Greek, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.3% Other, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.1% Thai, 1.1% Spanish, 0.8% French, 0.7% German.

The religious makeup of Newtown is 44.7% No religion, 16.3% Catholic, 11.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.0% Anglican, 3.9% Buddhism, 3.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Uniting Church, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Islam.

23.2% of people are married, 66.1% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 254 widowed people living in Newtown.

67.1% of the people living in Newtown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.0% are working on a part time basis. Newtown has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Newtown are 43.0% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Managers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Technicians & trades workers, 6.5% Sales workers, 2.6% Labourers, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Newtown work in are 15.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.9% Education and training, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Information media and telecommunications, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Financial and insurance services, 7.0% Retail trade, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 3.8% Administrative and support services.

15.8% of homes are fully owned, and 25.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 56.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $933 per week and the median household income is $1753 per week.

The median rent in Newtown is $425 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newtown postcode 2042

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