Mentone Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Mentone (3194) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 21 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Mentone is in the federal electorates of Hotham, Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Mentone was 11,667 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mentone is 41 years of age.

68.6% of people living in the suburb of Mentone were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 2.0% Greece, 1.7% India, 1.7% China , 0.9% Italy, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Turkey, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Russian Federation.

78.0% of people living in Mentone speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Greek, 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Mandarin, 1.6% Italian, 1.3% Other, 1.0% Russian, 0.7% Turkish, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Mentone is 29.3% Catholic, 24.0% No religion, 14.4% Anglican, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Eastern Orthodox, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Islam.

47.8% of people are married, 34.0% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 623 widowed people living in Mentone.

60.1% of the people living in Mentone over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Mentone has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Mentone are 27.0% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Managers, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mentone work in are 11.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 9.7% Manufacturing, 9.4% Education and training, 7.3% Construction, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Financial and insurance services, 5.3% Accommodation and food services.

35.7% of homes are fully owned, and 31.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $664 per week and the median household income is $1288 per week.

The median rent in Mentone is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mentone postcode 3194

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