East Geelong Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

East Geelong (3219) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 65 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. East Geelong is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 census the population of East Geelong was 3,859 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of East Geelong is 37 years of age.

83.5% of people living in the suburb of East Geelong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 1.3% Italy, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% India, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Canada, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Serbia, 0.2% France.

89.5% of people living in East Geelong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Italian, 0.9% Greek, 0.4% French, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Croatian, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of East Geelong is 32.1% Catholic, 28.4% No religion, 12.2% Anglican, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Baptist, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

43.7% of people are married, 38.5% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 169 widowed people living in East Geelong.

58.4% of the people living in East Geelong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. East Geelong has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in East Geelong are 28.5% Professionals, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Managers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 7.2% Labourers, 4.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Geelong work in are 18.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Education and training, 10.9% Retail trade, 9.3% Construction, 8.3% Manufacturing, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.7% Financial and insurance services.

30.4% of homes are fully owned, and 37.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $640 per week and the median household income is $1256 per week.

The median rent in East Geelong is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Geelong postcode 3219

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