Croydon South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Croydon South (3136) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 26 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Croydon South is in the federal electorates of Casey, Deakin.

In the 2011 census the population of Croydon South was 4,532 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Croydon South is 37 years of age.

78.3% of people living in the suburb of Croydon South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.9% China , 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% India, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Thailand, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Poland.

87.5% of people living in Croydon South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.1% Mandarin, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Persian, 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Croydon South is 31.7% No religion, 20.2% Catholic, 15.0% Anglican, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.7% Baptist, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.5% Buddhism.

50.5% of people are married, 33.8% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 152 widowed people living in Croydon South.

60.9% of the people living in Croydon South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.9% are working on a part time basis. Croydon South has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Croydon South are 19.8% Professionals, 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.7% Managers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Labourers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Croydon South work in are 13.7% Manufacturing, 12.6% Retail trade, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Construction, 7.0% Education and training, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Other services.

33.7% of homes are fully owned, and 46.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $605 per week and the median household income is $1338 per week.

The median rent in Croydon South is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Croydon South postcode 3136

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