Patterson Lakes Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Patterson Lakes (3197) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 32 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Patterson Lakes is in the federal electorate of Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Patterson Lakes was 7,582 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

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

69.4% of people living in the suburb of Patterson Lakes were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.1% China , 1.1% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Italy, 0.8% Greece, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Egypt, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Mauritius, 0.6% Croatia, 0.6% Philippines.

78.3% of people living in Patterson Lakes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Greek, 1.5% Other, 1.3% Italian, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.1% Arabic, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Patterson Lakes is 28.1% Catholic, 22.5% No religion, 16.9% Anglican, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Eastern Orthodox, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Islam.

54.2% of people are married, 27.3% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 354 widowed people living in Patterson Lakes.

63.0% of the people living in Patterson Lakes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.0% are working on a part time basis. Patterson Lakes has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Patterson Lakes are 18.9% Professionals, 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.4% Managers, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Patterson Lakes work in are 15.1% Manufacturing, 11.5% Retail trade, 10.8% Construction, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Wholesale trade, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Education and training, 4.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

37.2% of homes are fully owned, and 41.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $656 per week and the median household income is $1420 per week.

The median rent in Patterson Lakes is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Patterson Lakes postcode 3197

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