Heatherton Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Heatherton (3202) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 19 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Heatherton is in the federal electorate of Hotham.

In the 2011 census the population of Heatherton was 2,768 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

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

59.5% of people living in the suburb of Heatherton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 3.0% China , 2.9% South Africa, 2.2% India, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.7% Sri Lanka, 1.6% Malaysia, 1.2% Italy, 1.1% Greece, 1.0% Russian Federation, 0.9% Ireland, 0.9% Ukraine, 0.9% Poland, 0.9% Philippines.

66.6% of people living in Heatherton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Mandarin, 3.3% Other, 2.9% Russian, 2.3% Greek, 2.3% Italian, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.0% Polish, 0.9% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Heatherton is 26.1% Catholic, 23.9% No religion, 12.2% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Eastern Orthodox, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.2% Judaism, 3.2% Buddhism, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.2% Christian, nfd.

57.4% of people are married, 26.6% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 92 widowed people living in Heatherton.

62.5% of the people living in Heatherton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Heatherton has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Heatherton are 25.2% Professionals, 16.9% Managers, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Heatherton work in are 12.3% Retail trade, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Construction, 7.3% Wholesale trade, 6.9% Education and training, 6.7% Financial and insurance services, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

26.8% of homes are fully owned, and 47.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $712 per week and the median household income is $1752 per week.

The median rent in Heatherton is $415 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Heatherton postcode 3202

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