Knoxfield Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Knoxfield (3180) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 26 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Knoxfield is in the federal electorate of Aston.

In the 2011 census the population of Knoxfield was 7,140 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

69.2% of people living in the suburb of Knoxfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 2.3% China , 2.1% India, 2.0% Sri Lanka, 1.8% Malaysia, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Hong Kong , 0.9% Germany, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Singapore, 0.5% Vietnam.

77.2% of people living in Knoxfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Cantonese, 3.0% Mandarin, 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.5% Sinhalese, 1.3% Greek, 1.0% Italian, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.7% German.

The religious makeup of Knoxfield is 25.8% No religion, 23.1% Catholic, 12.8% Anglican, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.8% Buddhism, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Baptist, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox.

55.0% of people are married, 29.0% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 290 widowed people living in Knoxfield.

61.0% of the people living in Knoxfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Knoxfield has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Knoxfield are 19.7% Professionals, 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Managers, 10.9% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Labourers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Knoxfield work in are 13.6% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Construction, 8.0% Wholesale trade, 8.0% Education and training, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Accommodation and food services.

38.9% of homes are fully owned, and 39.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $598 per week and the median household income is $1312 per week.

The median rent in Knoxfield is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

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