Bulga Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Bulga (2330) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 137 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Bulga is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Bulga was 358 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bulga is 43 years of age.

86.4% of people living in the suburb of Bulga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% New Zealand, 2.8% England, 1.4% Czech Republic, 1.1% Argentina, 1.1% Indonesia.

93.0% of people living in Bulga speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Italian, 1.1% Indonesian, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Bulga is 36.5% Anglican, 22.3% Catholic, 13.9% No religion, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Other Religious Groups, 0.8% Salvation Army, 0.8% Eastern Orthodox.

63.0% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 4.6% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Bulga.

63.6% of the people living in Bulga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.8% are working on a part time basis. Bulga has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Bulga are 20.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Labourers, 12.3% Professionals, 10.1% Managers, 8.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.7% Sales workers, 5.6% Community & personal service workers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bulga work in are 22.5% Mining, 10.1% Construction, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Wholesale trade, 6.7% Education and training, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Manufacturing.

30.6% of homes are fully owned, and 46.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $576 per week and the median household income is $1882 per week.

The median rent in Bulga is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bulga postcode 2330

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