Mount Hutton

Mount Hutton has several aged care facilities and a shopping centre that serves the retail needs of surrounding communities.  Residential development is on the rise in response to a growing and diverse population.

Central business district:
55 businesses and 18,273 leasable floor area


Total persons Mount Hutton, Charlestown, and surrounding areas (postcode 2290)   33,262
Total persons Mount Hutton suburb (excluding overseas visitors)   3,107
Primary age group 25-54 years 38%
Total labour force
(includes employed and unemployed persons)
Occupation – top three
(employed persons aged 15 years and over)
Clerical and Administration 17.3%
Professionals 15.9%
Technicians and Trades 14.5%
Industry of employment – top three
(employed persons aged 15 years and over)
Café, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 4.4%
Hospitals 4.2%
School Education 3.4%
Income (population aged 15 years and over) Median individual income ($/weekly) 364
Median household income ($/weekly) 725
Family characteristics - top two Couple families with children 39.5%
Couple families without children 35.1%
Dwelling characteristics – occupied private dwelling Median rent ($/weekly) 170
Average household size 2.6
Tenure type – occupied private dwelling – top three Fully owned 31.9%
Being purchased 30.6%
Rented (includes rent-free) 28.5%
Source: ABS Census Data March 2010

Mount Hutton Commercial Centre

Mount Hutton is a large village centre conveniently located for surrounding suburbs.  Lake Macquarie Fair, Mount Hutton’s retail centre, contains two supermarkets, one major, and over 55 speciality stores.

Total number of businesses 55
Business mix – top three Goods Related Service Industries 39
Knowledge Based Service Industries 9
Person Based Service Industries 4
Leasable Floor Area () 18,273
Source: Lake Macquarie City Council Commercial Centre Study 2009
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