Armadale Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Armadale (3143) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 6 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Armadale is in the federal electorate of Higgins.

In the 2011 census the population of Armadale was 8,760 and is comprised of approximately 53.0% females and 47.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Armadale is 36 years of age.

64.5% of people living in the suburb of Armadale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 2.7% India, 2.5% China , 2.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Greece, 1.1% United States of America, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Poland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Hong Kong .

74.9% of people living in Armadale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Greek, 2.2% Mandarin, 1.6% Other, 1.4% Cantonese, 1.1% Italian, 0.9% Hindi, 0.7% Other, 0.7% French.

The religious makeup of Armadale is 27.2% No religion, 19.0% Catholic, 17.0% Anglican, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Judaism, 4.2% Eastern Orthodox, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.5% Hinduism, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

41.1% of people are married, 44.3% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 356 widowed people living in Armadale.

65.6% of the people living in Armadale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. Armadale has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Armadale are 41.6% Professionals, 17.7% Managers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 7.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.8% Technicians & trades workers, 2.6% Labourers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Armadale work in are 17.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.0% Financial and insurance services, 8.0% Education and training, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.2% Public administration and safety.

31.0% of homes are fully owned, and 22.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $954 per week and the median household income is $1712 per week.

The median rent in Armadale is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Armadale postcode 3143

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