Meredith Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Meredith (3333) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 79 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Meredith is in the federal electorates of Ballarat, Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Meredith was 738 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Meredith is 41 years of age.

84.1% of people living in the suburb of Meredith were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% Czech Republic, 0.7% Romania, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Germany.

90.7% of people living in Meredith speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.9% Spanish, 0.8% Other , 0.4% Filipino , 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Italian.

The religious makeup of Meredith is 33.6% No religion, 21.8% Catholic, 17.1% Anglican, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.8% Eastern Orthodox, 0.8% Lutheran, 0.5% Salvation Army.

54.5% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Meredith.

56.9% of the people living in Meredith over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.7% are working on a part time basis. Meredith has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Meredith are 23.3% Managers, 16.7% Labourers, 14.8% Professionals, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 3.9% Sales workers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Meredith work in are 20.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.0% Manufacturing, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Construction, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Education and training, 5.1% Retail trade, 4.8% Other services.

39.1% of homes are fully owned, and 44.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $543 per week and the median household income is $1066 per week.

The median rent in Meredith is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1408 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meredith postcode 3333

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