Parkdale Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Parkdale (3195) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 22 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Parkdale is in the federal electorate of Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Parkdale was 11,185 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parkdale is 40 years of age.

75.5% of people living in the suburb of Parkdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% China , 0.7% India, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Russian Federation, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Netherlands.

85.0% of people living in Parkdale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Greek, 1.2% Italian, 1.1% Russian, 1.1% Other, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% German, 0.4% French.

The religious makeup of Parkdale is 31.0% Catholic, 26.2% No religion, 16.7% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 4.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Buddhism, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

50.9% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 545 widowed people living in Parkdale.

59.5% of the people living in Parkdale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Parkdale has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Parkdale are 27.0% Professionals, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.1% Managers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 4.8% Labourers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parkdale work in are 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 10.8% Education and training, 10.3% Manufacturing, 9.7% Construction, 9.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Financial and insurance services, 4.7% Wholesale trade.

36.3% of homes are fully owned, and 37.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $673 per week and the median household income is $1402 per week.

The median rent in Parkdale is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parkdale postcode 3195

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