Montrose Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Montrose (3765) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 33 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Montrose is in the federal electorates of Casey, La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Montrose was 6,732 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

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

79.5% of people living in the suburb of Montrose were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 1.9% Netherlands, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% China , 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Canada.

89.6% of people living in Montrose speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Dutch, 1.0% German, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% French, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Montrose is 33.5% No religion, 19.4% Catholic, 14.1% Anglican, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.2% Pentecostal.

52.2% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 372 widowed people living in Montrose.

58.1% of the people living in Montrose over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Montrose has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Montrose are 19.9% Technicians & trades workers, 18.5% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Managers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.8% Labourers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Montrose work in are 14.9% Construction, 13.7% Manufacturing, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 8.2% Education and training, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Other services, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Public administration and safety.

34.4% of homes are fully owned, and 50.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $613 per week and the median household income is $1389 per week.

The median rent in Montrose is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Montrose postcode 3765

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