Wonga Park Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wonga Park (3115) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 28 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wonga Park is in the federal electorates of Casey, Menzies.

In the 2011 census the population of Wonga Park was 3,833 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

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

84.2% of people living in the suburb of Wonga Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Greece, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% China , 0.2% Singapore, 0.2% Iran.

93.4% of people living in Wonga Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Italian, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Hungarian.

The religious makeup of Wonga Park is 26.9% No religion, 24.0% Catholic, 17.9% Anglican, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Lutheran, 2.6% Baptist, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox.

62.8% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 4.2% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 55 widowed people living in Wonga Park.

56.8% of the people living in Wonga Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.8% are working on a part time basis. Wonga Park has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Wonga Park are 20.6% Professionals, 18.1% Managers, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.3% Labourers, 3.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wonga Park work in are 16.3% Construction, 12.2% Retail trade, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.3% Manufacturing, 8.6% Education and training, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 4.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Other services.

39.6% of homes are fully owned, and 52.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $726 per week and the median household income is $2219 per week.

The median rent in Wonga Park is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wonga Park postcode 3115

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