Bell Park Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Bell Park (3215) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 65 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Bell Park is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 census the population of Bell Park was 5,286 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

61.4% of people living in the suburb of Bell Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.9% Croatia, 2.6% Italy, 2.1% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.8% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.5% England, 1.4% Poland, 1.3% China , 1.1% Germany, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.0% Serbia, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% India, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% New Zealand.

58.0% of people living in Bell Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.1% Croatian, 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.5% Other, 3.6% Italian, 2.1% Macedonian, 1.9% Polish, 1.9% Serbian, 1.6% Russian, 1.0% German.

The religious makeup of Bell Park is 47.5% Catholic, 14.8% No religion, 7.8% Eastern Orthodox, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Anglican, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Islam, 1.4% Lutheran.

44.3% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 493 widowed people living in Bell Park.

57.0% of the people living in Bell Park 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. Bell Park has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Bell Park are 18.7% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Labourers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Professionals, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 7.3% Managers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bell Park work in are 14.4% Manufacturing, 12.3% Retail trade, 11.7% Construction, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Education and training, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Other services.

39.7% of homes are fully owned, and 30.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $380 per week and the median household income is $879 per week.

The median rent in Bell Park is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bell Park postcode 3215

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