Hastings Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Hastings Point (2489) is a suburb of North Coast, Tweed Coast, New South Wales. It is about 652 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Hastings Point is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Hastings Point was 582 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hastings Point is 62 years of age.

77.8% of people living in the suburb of Hastings Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% England, 3.8% New Zealand, 2.4% Scotland, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Denmark.

92.8% of people living in Hastings Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Other .

The religious makeup of Hastings Point is 31.9% Anglican, 19.7% No religion, 18.6% Catholic, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.3% Uniting Church, 1.7% Baptist, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Lutheran.

47.6% of people are married, 25.2% have never married and 15.0% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 53 widowed people living in Hastings Point.

40.7% of the people living in Hastings Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 43.4% are working on a part time basis. Hastings Point has an unemployment rate of 13.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Hastings Point are 20.0% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Labourers, 15.6% Professionals, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 7.5% Managers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hastings Point work in are 18.6% Accommodation and food services, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Education and training, 9.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.3% Retail trade, 6.2% Construction, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.6% Wholesale trade.

61.4% of homes are fully owned, and 6.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $360 per week and the median household income is $585 per week.

The median rent in Hastings Point is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hastings Point postcode 2489

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