Newtown Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Newtown (3220) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 66 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Newtown is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 Census the population of Newtown is 9,681 and is comprised of 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the Newtown population is 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian average.

83.6% of people living in Newtown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 2.9%, New Zealand 0.9%, Scotland 0.7%, Germany 0.7%, China 0.6%.

89.4% of people speak English as their first language 1% Italian, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Croatian, 0.5% German.

The religious make up of Newtown is 33.4% Catholic, 24.5% No Religion, 14% Anglican, 8.4% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

51.4% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 449 widowed people living in Newtown.

56.8% of the people living in Newtown are employed full time, 33.4% are working on a part time basis. Newtown has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people from Newtown are Professionals 31.5%, Managers 14.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 11.1%, Sales Workers 9.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.5%, Labourers 5.6%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 3.4%.

The median individual income is $642.00 per week and the median household income is $1328.00 per week.

38.3% of homes are fully owned, and 30.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.1% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Newtown is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newtown postcode 3220

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