Ceres Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Ceres (3221) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 74 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Ceres is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Ceres was 236 and is comprised of approximately 53.4% females and 46.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ceres is 45 years of age.

84.4% of people living in the suburb of Ceres were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% England, 2.1% Colombia, 2.1% Spain.

94.1% of people living in Ceres speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Ceres is 36.1% Catholic, 16.0% No religion, 13.0% Anglican, 12.6% Uniting Church, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Lutheran, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Baptist, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Churches of Christ.

57.5% of people are married, 25.0% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Ceres.

52.4% of the people living in Ceres over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 42.9% are working on a part time basis. Ceres has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Ceres are 19.7% Professionals, 17.3% Sales workers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Managers, 11.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Labourers, 2.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ceres work in are 19.5% Retail trade, 14.1% Construction, 10.2% Education and training, 9.4% Manufacturing, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.0% Information media and telecommunications, 4.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.7% Public administration and safety.

40.3% of homes are fully owned, and 48.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1750 per week.

The median rent in Ceres is $138 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1803 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ceres postcode 3221

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