Grovedale Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Grovedale (3216) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 71 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Grovedale is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Grovedale was 14,153 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Grovedale is 38 years of age.

83.4% of people living in the suburb of Grovedale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% India, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% China , 0.4% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Singapore, 0.2% United States of America.

91.8% of people living in Grovedale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Persian.

The religious makeup of Grovedale is 25.4% Catholic, 24.7% No religion, 15.2% Anglican, 9.4% Uniting Church, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Baptist, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.1% Pentecostal.

51.4% of people are married, 30.6% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 873 widowed people living in Grovedale.

56.2% of the people living in Grovedale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Grovedale has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Grovedale are 17.5% Professionals, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.1% Sales workers, 10.0% Labourers, 8.8% Managers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Grovedale work in are 15.2% Retail trade, 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Manufacturing, 9.3% Construction, 8.9% Education and training, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Other services.

34.8% of homes are fully owned, and 39.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $536 per week and the median household income is $1133 per week.

The median rent in Grovedale is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Grovedale postcode 3216

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