Casey Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Casey was 131,585 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Casey is 38 years of age.

78.8% of people living in the electorate of Casey were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 1.2% Netherlands, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% India, 0.5% China , 0.4% Burma , 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Malaysia.

89.2% of people living in Casey speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 1.2% Italian, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Casey is 30.1% No religion, 22.2% Catholic, 15.0% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.3% Lutheran.

51.5% of people are married, 32.0% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 5430 widowed people living in Casey.

59.0% of the people living in Casey over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Casey has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Casey are 18.5% Technicians & trades workers, 17.1% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Managers, 10.6% Sales workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Labourers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Casey work in are 13.0% Manufacturing, 12.8% Construction, 11.7% Retail trade, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Education and training, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Other services, 4.7% Accommodation and food services.

34.1% of homes are fully owned, and 46.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $596 per week and the median household income is $1327 per week.

The median rent in Casey is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Casey contains postcodes 3115, 3116, 3136, 3137, 3138, 3139, 3140, 3153, 3723, 3765, 3766, 3767, 3770, 3775, 3777, 3782, 3788, 3789, 3791, 3792, 3793, 3795, 3796, 3797, 3799 and includes the suburbs of Badger Creek, Bayswater North, Beenak, Big Pats Creek, Chirnside Park, Chum Creek, Coldstream, Croydon, Croydon South, Dixons Creek, Don Valley, East Warburton, Emerald, Gilderoy, Gladysdale, Gruyere, Healesville, Hoddles Creek, Kallista, Kalorama, Kilsyth, Kilsyth South, Launching Place, Lilydale, Matlock, Mcmahons Creek, Millgrove, Monbulk, Montrose, Mooroolbark, Mount Dandenong, Mount Evelyn, Mount Toolebewong, Olinda, Powelltown, Reefton, Seville, Seville East, Sherbrooke, Silvan, Steels Creek, Tarrawarra, The Patch, Three Bridges, Toolangi, Wandin East, Wandin North, Warburton, Wesburn, Wonga Park, Woori Yallock, Yarra Glen, Yarra Junction, Yellingbo and Yering.