Chelsea Heights Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Chelsea Heights (3196) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 30 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Chelsea Heights is in the federal electorate of Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Chelsea Heights was 5,186 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chelsea Heights is 37 years of age.

70.1% of people living in the suburb of Chelsea Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 2.4% India, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.5% Philippines, 1.3% Sri Lanka, 0.9% China , 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Fiji, 0.7% Greece, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Poland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Mauritius, 0.4% South Africa.

79.7% of people living in Chelsea Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 1.8% Greek, 1.3% Italian, 1.2% Spanish, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.8% Turkish, 0.8% Russian.

The religious makeup of Chelsea Heights is 30.2% Catholic, 25.0% No religion, 13.8% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Eastern Orthodox, 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Buddhism, 1.8% Hinduism, 1.7% Islam.

51.4% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 161 widowed people living in Chelsea Heights.

62.2% of the people living in Chelsea Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Chelsea Heights has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Chelsea Heights are 18.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.3% Professionals, 10.9% Sales workers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 9.0% Labourers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chelsea Heights work in are 16.5% Manufacturing, 12.0% Retail trade, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Construction, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Education and training.

29.6% of homes are fully owned, and 49.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $606 per week and the median household income is $1337 per week.

The median rent in Chelsea Heights is $222 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chelsea Heights postcode 3196

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