DemographicsBranxton is approximately 33.33 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Branxton was 1991. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Branxton are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $275 to $349.
DescriptionBranxton is a town in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Branxton is 171 kilometres (106 mi) north of Sydney via the Sydney-Newcastle Freeway and New England Highway. Branxton is located mostly in Cessnock City Council, but part of it is in Singleton Shire. Together with nearby Greta, it had a population of 5,429 in the 2011 Census. Branxton is a busy service township with an IGA Supermarket, medical centre, swimming school, and an art school. Branxton is located on the New England Highway between Maitland and Singleton. While the highway passes through the centre of the town, most through traffic bypasses via the Hunter Expressway. An infamous road sign on one approach to the town states that Branxton has "two cemeteries and no hospital"! The sign, erected by the local Lions Club, is meant to act as a deterrent to rule-breaking motorists. Branxton is located on the Main Northern railway line and has its own railway station, served by NSW TrainLink's Hunter line.
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