Box Hill South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Box Hill South was 7,699 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Box Hill South is 38 years of age.

64.2% of people living in the suburb of Box Hill South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% China , 3.1% England, 1.9% Malaysia, 1.6% India, 1.6% Vietnam, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Hong Kong , 0.9% Greece, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Singapore.

69.5% of people living in Box Hill South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Mandarin, 4.2% Cantonese, 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Greek, 1.4% Other, 1.2% Other, 1.2% Vietnamese, 1.1% Italian, 0.6% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Box Hill South is 28.5% No religion, 22.8% Catholic, 11.5% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 4.9% Buddhism, 3.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Baptist, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd.

47.4% of people are married, 36.5% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 410 widowed people living in Box Hill South.

56.1% of the people living in Box Hill South 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 South has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Box Hill South are 34.3% Professionals, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Managers, 10.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Labourers, 1.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Box Hill South work in are 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Education and training, 10.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.3% Retail trade, 6.3% Manufacturing, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Construction, 5.8% Financial and insurance services, 5.5% Public administration and safety.

34.1% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $560 per week and the median household income is $1316 per week.

The median rent in Box Hill South is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Box Hill South postcode 3128

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