Hillston Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Hillston (2675) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Far South West, New South Wales. It is about 527 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Hillston is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Hillston was 1,430 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hillston is 40 years of age.

85.5% of people living in the suburb of Hillston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.3% India, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% England, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Philippines, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% China , 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Fiji.

92.2% of people living in Hillston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Korean, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Arabic, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Hillston is 33.6% Catholic, 26.2% Anglican, 12.0% No religion, 10.2% Uniting Church, 5.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Other Religious Groups.

50.8% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 85 widowed people living in Hillston.

66.0% of the people living in Hillston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.5% are working on a part time basis. Hillston has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Hillston are 26.3% Managers, 19.2% Labourers, 13.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.3% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Professionals, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.3% Sales workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hillston work in are 41.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Retail trade, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Education and training, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Accommodation and food services, 3.9% Construction, 3.7% Inadequately described/Not stated.

39.3% of homes are fully owned, and 23.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $530 per week and the median household income is $974 per week.

The median rent in Hillston is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $998 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hillston postcode 2675

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