Seaford Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Seaford (3198) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 35 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Seaford is in the federal electorate of Dunkley.

In the 2011 census the population of Seaford was 16,033 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Seaford is 39 years of age.

71.6% of people living in the suburb of Seaford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Germany, 0.6% India, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% China , 0.4% Poland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Sri Lanka.

84.9% of people living in Seaford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.0% Greek, 0.7% German, 0.7% Russian, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Seaford is 29.6% No religion, 22.9% Catholic, 15.7% Anglican, 11.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Buddhism.

39.6% of people are married, 37.5% have never married and 12.4% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 833 widowed people living in Seaford.

60.0% of the people living in Seaford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Seaford has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Seaford are 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Professionals, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.1% Labourers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Managers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Seaford work in are 13.9% Manufacturing, 11.7% Construction, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 7.3% Education and training, 5.6% Wholesale trade, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Accommodation and food services.

29.1% of homes are fully owned, and 34.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $559 per week and the median household income is $1007 per week.

The median rent in Seaford is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1558 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Seaford postcode 3198

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