Wye River Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wye River (3234) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 131 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wye River is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Wye River was 236 and is comprised of approximately 44.5% females and 55.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wye River is 52 years of age.

73.6% of people living in the suburb of Wye River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 3.8% New Zealand, 3.0% Greece, 2.6% Germany, 1.3% Wales, 1.3% Netherlands.

83.2% of people living in Wye River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Dutch, 1.3% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Wye River is 31.8% No religion, 19.5% Catholic, 17.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.4% Anglican, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Buddhism, 3.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Uniting Church, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Hinduism.

37.1% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 19.2% are divorced and 5.6% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Wye River.

55.6% of the people living in Wye River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.5% are working on a part time basis. Wye River has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Wye River are 30.7% Managers, 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Labourers, 13.2% Professionals, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.3% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Wye River work in are 26.9% Accommodation and food services, 10.1% Administrative and support services, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Retail trade, 7.6% Construction, 7.6% Other services, 5.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.0% Financial and insurance services, 5.0% Manufacturing.

48.8% of homes are fully owned, and 28.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $527 per week and the median household income is $1012 per week.

The median rent in Wye River is $205 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1450 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wye River postcode 3234

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