Ocean Grove Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Ocean Grove (3226) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 64 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Ocean Grove is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Ocean Grove was 12,555 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ocean Grove is 40 years of age.

84.2% of people living in the suburb of Ocean Grove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Croatia, 0.1% India.

93.9% of people living in Ocean Grove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Ocean Grove is 30.0% No religion, 25.5% Catholic, 16.2% Anglican, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.9% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Lutheran.

53.9% of people are married, 28.6% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 582 widowed people living in Ocean Grove.

54.0% of the people living in Ocean Grove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.2% are working on a part time basis. Ocean Grove has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Ocean Grove are 24.5% Professionals, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Managers, 9.5% Sales workers, 7.4% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ocean Grove work in are 14.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Education and training, 12.0% Construction, 11.2% Retail trade, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.6% of homes are fully owned, and 37.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $586 per week and the median household income is $1197 per week.

The median rent in Ocean Grove is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ocean Grove postcode 3226

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