Park Orchards Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Park Orchards (3114) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 22 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Park Orchards is in the federal electorate of Menzies.

In the 2011 census the population of Park Orchards was 3,718 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Park Orchards is 41 years of age.

79.2% of people living in the suburb of Park Orchards were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 1.7% Italy, 1.0% South Africa, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% China , 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Egypt.

88.2% of people living in Park Orchards speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Italian, 1.2% Other, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% German, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Macedonian, 0.4% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Park Orchards is 32.9% Catholic, 24.9% No religion, 16.1% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.4% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Lutheran.

63.8% of people are married, 28.5% have never married and 3.1% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 90 widowed people living in Park Orchards.

55.6% of the people living in Park Orchards over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.9% are working on a part time basis. Park Orchards has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Park Orchards are 24.6% Professionals, 21.1% Managers, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 3.6% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Park Orchards work in are 12.7% Construction, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.5% Retail trade, 8.8% Manufacturing, 8.3% Education and training, 6.0% Wholesale trade, 4.1% Financial and insurance services, 4.0% Accommodation and food services.

48.5% of homes are fully owned, and 46.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 3.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $720 per week and the median household income is $2329 per week.

The median rent in Park Orchards is $455 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Park Orchards postcode 3114

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