Newcomb Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Newcomb was 4,518 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newcomb is 43 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Newcomb were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.4% Italy, 1.2% Netherlands, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% Germany, 0.8% Philippines, 0.5% India, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Ukraine, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Fiji.

88.1% of people living in Newcomb speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Italian, 1.5% Other, 0.7% German, 0.6% Greek, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Croatian, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Newcomb is 27.4% Catholic, 25.0% No religion, 15.4% Anglican, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Lutheran.

37.5% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 399 widowed people living in Newcomb.

56.0% of the people living in Newcomb over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Newcomb has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Newcomb are 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.5% Labourers, 13.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Professionals, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 9.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.4% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Newcomb work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 13.9% Retail trade, 13.7% Manufacturing, 10.0% Construction, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Education and training, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Other services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

37.5% of homes are fully owned, and 27.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $437 per week and the median household income is $772 per week.

The median rent in Newcomb is $213 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newcomb postcode 3219

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