Drysdale Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Drysdale (3222) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 53 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Drysdale is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 census the population of Drysdale was 4,315 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

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

82.1% of people living in the suburb of Drysdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% England, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% New Zealand, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% China , 0.2% South Africa.

92.2% of people living in Drysdale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Dutch, 0.4% German, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Drysdale is 24.2% Catholic, 23.4% No religion, 19.3% Anglican, 10.4% Uniting Church, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Lutheran.

57.6% of people are married, 23.8% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 308 widowed people living in Drysdale.

53.7% of the people living in Drysdale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.5% are working on a part time basis. Drysdale has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Drysdale are 18.7% Technicians & trades workers, 16.6% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Managers, 9.7% Labourers, 9.3% Sales workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Drysdale work in are 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.0% Construction, 10.4% Manufacturing, 8.1% Education and training, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

46.5% of homes are fully owned, and 36.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $470 per week and the median household income is $980 per week.

The median rent in Drysdale is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Drysdale postcode 3222

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