Thomson Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 Census the population of Thomson is 1,533 and is comprised of 54.5% females and 45.5% males.

The median/average age of the Thomson population is 39 years of age, 2 years above the Australian average.

78.7% of people living in Thomson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.5%, New Zealand 1.6%, India 0.7%, Ireland 0.6%, China 0.5%.

86.3% of people speak English as their first language 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Nuer, 0.3% Serbian.

The religious make up of Thomson is 27.8% No Religion, 25.5% Catholic, 13.2% Anglican, 6% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed.

27.7% of people are married, 45.1% have never married and 14.1% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 111 widowed people living in Thomson.

58% of the people living in Thomson are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. Thomson has an unemployment rate of 8%.

The main occupations of people from Thomson are Professionals 18.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 17.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 14.6%, Labourers 14.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.1%, Sales Workers 8.7%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 8.7%, Managers 5.4%.

The median individual income is $436.00 per week and the median household income is $700.00 per week.

24.3% of homes are fully owned, and 25.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.4% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Thomson is $194 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thomson postcode 3219

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