Box Hill Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Box Hill (3128) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 13 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Box Hill is in the federal electorate of Chisholm.

In the 2011 census the population of Box Hill was 9,672 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Box Hill is 32 years of age.

42.9% of people living in the suburb of Box Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 20.4% China , 4.2% India, 3.1% Hong Kong , 2.9% Malaysia, 1.7% Vietnam, 1.5% England, 1.1% Korea, Republic of , 1.1% Taiwan, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Indonesia, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Thailand, 0.7% Singapore.

45.3% of people living in Box Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 19.0% Mandarin, 9.8% Cantonese, 7.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 1.8% Other, 1.5% Hindi, 1.5% Italian, 1.2% Vietnamese, 1.2% Korean.

The religious makeup of Box Hill is 33.9% No religion, 17.2% Catholic, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.5% Buddhism, 6.7% Anglican, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.3% Hinduism, 2.9% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Islam.

41.3% of people are married, 44.5% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 484 widowed people living in Box Hill.

54.1% of the people living in Box Hill over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Box Hill has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Box Hill are 28.8% Professionals, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Managers, 10.1% Sales workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Labourers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Box Hill work in are 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.4% Education and training, 6.6% Manufacturing, 5.5% Financial and insurance services, 4.6% Construction, 4.6% Administrative and support services.

24.4% of homes are fully owned, and 22.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $453 per week and the median household income is $1023 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Box Hill postcode 3128

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