Rippleside Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Rippleside (3215) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 64 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Rippleside is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 census the population of Rippleside was 439 and is comprised of approximately 54.4% females and 45.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rippleside is 38 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Rippleside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.1% United States of America, 1.1% Italy, 0.9% China , 0.9% Germany, 0.9% Scotland.

88.6% of people living in Rippleside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% German, 1.4% Macedonian, 1.1% Croatian, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Serbian, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Polish.

The religious makeup of Rippleside is 32.0% No religion, 24.9% Catholic, 10.9% Anglican, 9.3% Uniting Church, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Eastern Orthodox, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.8% Lutheran.

56.6% of people are married, 31.5% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Rippleside.

56.4% of the people living in Rippleside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Rippleside has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Rippleside are 28.8% Professionals, 18.9% Managers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.7% Labourers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rippleside work in are 15.2% Retail trade, 11.5% Education and training, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Public administration and safety, 8.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.6% Construction, 5.3% Manufacturing, 4.5% Other services, 4.1% Accommodation and food services.

36.6% of homes are fully owned, and 35.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $705 per week and the median household income is $1462 per week.

The median rent in Rippleside is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2086 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rippleside postcode 3215

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