Lovedale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lovedale (2325) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 123 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lovedale is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Lovedale was 337 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Lovedale is 42 years of age.

85.4% of people living in the suburb of Lovedale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.5% Italy, 1.5% Germany, 1.5% Switzerland, 1.2% Netherlands.

94.3% of people living in Lovedale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% German.

The religious makeup of Lovedale is 28.7% Catholic, 24.9% Anglican, 23.7% No religion, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.8% Pentecostal, 0.9% Baptist, 0.9% Other Protestant.

58.8% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Lovedale.

56.9% of the people living in Lovedale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.2% are working on a part time basis. Lovedale has an unemployment rate of 1.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Lovedale are 20.8% Professionals, 18.0% Managers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Labourers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Sales workers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Lovedale work in are 14.8% Manufacturing, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 9.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.8% Mining, 7.1% Construction, 6.6% Education and training, 6.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

35.2% of homes are fully owned, and 46.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $707 per week and the median household income is $1781 per week.

The median rent in Lovedale is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lovedale postcode 2325

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