Wangaratta LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Wangaratta was 17,686 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Wangaratta is 41 years of age.

87.1% of people living in the region of Wangaratta were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.6% Italy, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.1% Sri Lanka.

91.1% of people living in Wangaratta speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Italian, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.2% Greek, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Mandarin, 0.1% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Wangaratta is 31.6% Catholic, 21.4% No religion, 18.0% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Lutheran, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.8% Baptist.

47.3% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 1344 widowed people living in Wangaratta.

55.3% of the people living in Wangaratta over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Wangaratta has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Wangaratta are 16.8% Professionals, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Labourers, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Managers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wangaratta work in are 17.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.4% Retail trade, 13.2% Manufacturing, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Construction, 6.7% Education and training, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Other services, 3.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

36.7% of homes are fully owned, and 32.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $489 per week and the median household income is $863 per week.

The median rent in Wangaratta is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.