Upper Plenty Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Upper Plenty (3756) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 44 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Upper Plenty is in the federal electorate of McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Upper Plenty was 323 and is comprised of approximately 46.7% females and 53.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Upper Plenty is 43 years of age.

84.2% of people living in the suburb of Upper Plenty were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 2.5% Malta, 2.2% Italy, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.5% Germany.

89.2% of people living in Upper Plenty speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Italian, 0.9% Thai, 0.9% Greek, 0.9% Macedonian, 0.9% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Upper Plenty is 29.8% Catholic, 19.6% No religion, 17.4% Anglican, 10.9% Uniting Church, 8.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Buddhism, 0.9% Other Protestant.

49.8% of people are married, 34.7% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Upper Plenty.

55.2% of the people living in Upper Plenty over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.4% are working on a part time basis. Upper Plenty has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Upper Plenty are 23.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Professionals, 13.5% Sales workers, 12.2% Managers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Labourers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Upper Plenty work in are 14.0% Manufacturing, 13.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Construction, 9.6% Retail trade, 7.6% Education and training, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Other services, 5.7% Accommodation and food services.

46.4% of homes are fully owned, and 38.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $527 per week and the median household income is $1325 per week.

The median rent in Upper Plenty is $193 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Upper Plenty postcode 3756

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