Chirnside Park Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Chirnside Park (3116) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 31 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Chirnside Park is in the federal electorate of Casey.

In the 2011 census the population of Chirnside Park was 9,125 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chirnside Park is 40 years of age.

75.9% of people living in the suburb of Chirnside Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 2.1% Italy, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Croatia.

87.5% of people living in Chirnside Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.7% German, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Chirnside Park is 25.1% No religion, 24.9% Catholic, 16.3% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Pentecostal, 2.4% Baptist, 1.2% Lutheran.

55.5% of people are married, 29.7% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 326 widowed people living in Chirnside Park.

58.9% of the people living in Chirnside Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Chirnside Park has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Chirnside Park are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.1% Professionals, 12.3% Managers, 12.0% Sales workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chirnside Park work in are 13.2% Construction, 12.9% Retail trade, 11.8% Manufacturing, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Education and training, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Other services, 4.6% Public administration and safety.

41.2% of homes are fully owned, and 45.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $587 per week and the median household income is $1418 per week.

The median rent in Chirnside Park is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1755 per month.

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