Waurn Ponds Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Waurn Ponds (3216) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 74 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Waurn Ponds is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Waurn Ponds was 3,995 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Waurn Ponds is 28 years of age.

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Waurn Ponds were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.4% India, 0.8% China , 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Korea, Republic of .

91.8% of people living in Waurn Ponds speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Waurn Ponds is 26.5% No religion, 25.7% Catholic, 15.0% Anglican, 9.1% Uniting Church, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Baptist, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.2% Hinduism.

51.7% of people are married, 40.1% have never married and 4.8% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 51 widowed people living in Waurn Ponds.

54.1% of the people living in Waurn Ponds over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.4% are working on a part time basis. Waurn Ponds has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Waurn Ponds are 20.3% Professionals, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Sales workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Managers, 7.6% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Waurn Ponds work in are 15.1% Retail trade, 11.3% Education and training, 11.1% Construction, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Manufacturing, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.8% Other services.

26.2% of homes are fully owned, and 55.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $553 per week and the median household income is $1652 per week.

The median rent in Waurn Ponds is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1820 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waurn Ponds postcode 3216

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