McEwen Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of McEwen was 181,607 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the people in McEwen is 37 years of age.

80.5% of people living in the electorate of McEwen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% India, 0.8% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% United States of America.

86.4% of people living in McEwen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Italian, 1.1% Macedonian, 1.0% Other, 0.8% Greek, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% German, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of McEwen is 27.9% No religion, 27.3% Catholic, 15.2% Anglican, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 3.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism.

53.5% of people are married, 31.5% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 5578 widowed people living in McEwen.

59.2% of the people living in McEwen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. McEwen has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in McEwen are 17.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Managers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Labourers, 9.1% Sales workers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from McEwen work in are 12.7% Construction, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.0% Education and training, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Accommodation and food services.

31.2% of homes are fully owned, and 50.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $600 per week and the median household income is $1354 per week.

The median rent in McEwen is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1794 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of McEwen contains postcodes 3063, 3064, 3097, 3099, 3337, 3427, 3428, 3429, 3430, 3431, 3432, 3433, 3434, 3435, 3437, 3438, 3442, 3521, 3522, 3658, 3659, 3660, 3663, 3664, 3666, 3717, 3750, 3751, 3752, 3753, 3754, 3755, 3756, 3757, 3758, 3759, 3760, 3761, 3762, 3763, 3764, 3775 and includes the suburbs of Arthurs Creek, Avenel, Bend Of Islands, Beveridge, Bolinda, Broadford, Bulla, Bullengarook, Bylands, Cherokee, Chintin, Christmas Hills, Clarkefield, Clonbinane, Cobaw, Cottles Bridge, Craigieburn, Darraweit Guim, Diggers Rest, Donnybrook, Doreen, Eden Park, Flowerdale, Forbes, Gisborne, Gisborne South, Glenaroua, Goldie, Heathcote Junction, High Camp, Highlands, Humevale, Kalkallo, Kangaroo Ground, Kerrie, Kilmore, Kilmore East, Kinglake, Kinglake West, Lancefield, Mangalore, Mernda, Mickleham, Monegeetta, Moranding, New Gisborne, Northwood, Nulla Vale, Nutfield, Oaklands Junction, Panton Hill, Pyalong, Reedy Creek, Riddells Creek, Rochford, Romsey, Seymour, Smiths Gully, South Morang, Springfield, St Andrews, Strathewen, Sugarloaf Creek, Sunbury, Sunday Creek, Tallarook, Tantaraboo, Tarcombe, Tooborac, Toolern Vale, Trawool, Tyaak, Upper Plenty, Wallan, Wandong, Waterford Park, Watsons Creek, Whiteheads Creek, Whittlesea, Wildwood, Willowmavin, Wollert, Woodstock, Yan Yean and Yuroke.