Boronia Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Boronia (3155) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 28 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Boronia is in the federal electorates of Aston, La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Boronia was 20,825 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Boronia is 39 years of age.

73.4% of people living in the suburb of Boronia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 1.4% India, 1.4% Germany, 1.2% China , 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Poland, 0.3% Ireland.

83.8% of people living in Boronia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% German, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.2% Other, 1.1% Cantonese, 0.8% Italian, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Boronia is 28.9% No religion, 22.0% Catholic, 14.3% Anglican, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.5% Lutheran.

45.5% of people are married, 34.3% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 1109 widowed people living in Boronia.

60.6% of the people living in Boronia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Boronia has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Boronia are 19.1% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Professionals, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Labourers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 9.2% Managers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Boronia work in are 14.7% Manufacturing, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.6% Construction, 6.9% Education and training, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Accommodation and food services.

33.1% of homes are fully owned, and 40.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $588 per week and the median household income is $1162 per week.

The median rent in Boronia is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1682 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Boronia postcode 3155

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