Blackburn North Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Blackburn North (3130) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 16 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Blackburn North is in the federal electorate of Deakin.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackburn North was 7,028 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blackburn North is 38 years of age.

67.0% of people living in the suburb of Blackburn North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% China , 2.6% England, 2.2% Malaysia, 1.6% India, 1.5% Italy, 1.4% Greece, 1.3% Sri Lanka, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.1% Vietnam, 0.7% Iran, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Indonesia, 0.5% Singapore.

67.6% of people living in Blackburn North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Mandarin, 5.5% Cantonese, 4.0% Greek, 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Italian, 1.5% Other, 1.1% Vietnamese, 0.9% Persian, 0.7% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Blackburn North is 25.5% No religion, 23.5% Catholic, 11.9% Anglican, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Eastern Orthodox, 4.8% Uniting Church, 4.0% Buddhism, 3.0% Baptist, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

57.1% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 341 widowed people living in Blackburn North.

59.9% of the people living in Blackburn North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Blackburn North has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Blackburn North are 28.3% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Managers, 12.5% Technicians & trades workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blackburn North work in are 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Education and training, 8.1% Manufacturing, 6.4% Construction, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Financial and insurance services, 5.4% Accommodation and food services.

43.1% of homes are fully owned, and 36.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $555 per week and the median household income is $1315 per week.

The median rent in Blackburn North is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blackburn North postcode 3130

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