Herne Hill Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Herne Hill (3218) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 66 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Herne Hill is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 census the population of Herne Hill was 3,321 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Herne Hill is 39 years of age.

82.2% of people living in the suburb of Herne Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Ethiopia, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Bangladesh.

88.7% of people living in Herne Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Macedonian, 0.5% Croatian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Herne Hill is 27.9% Catholic, 23.9% No religion, 11.8% Anglican, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Uniting Church, 5.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Lutheran.

40.5% of people are married, 39.3% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 185 widowed people living in Herne Hill.

57.9% of the people living in Herne Hill over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Herne Hill has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Herne Hill are 17.1% Professionals, 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Community & personal service workers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Labourers, 10.9% Sales workers, 8.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.2% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Herne Hill work in are 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 14.1% Retail trade, 11.1% Manufacturing, 9.9% Construction, 8.0% Education and training, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.2% Other services, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $534 per week and the median household income is $917 per week.

The median rent in Herne Hill is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Herne Hill postcode 3218

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