Kensington Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Kensington (3031) is a suburb of Melbourne, Inner City, Victoria. It is about 4 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Kensington is in the federal electorate of Melbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Kensington was 9,719 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kensington is 32 years of age.

62.3% of people living in the suburb of Kensington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% China , 3.4% Vietnam, 3.2% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 1.8% Malaysia, 1.1% Italy, 1.1% India, 0.7% Somalia, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Ethiopia, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Germany.

68.6% of people living in Kensington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Mandarin, 3.9% Cantonese, 3.7% Other, 3.4% Vietnamese, 2.0% Italian, 0.9% Spanish, 0.9% Arabic, 0.7% Greek.

The religious makeup of Kensington is 37.7% No religion, 24.7% Catholic, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Anglican, 5.1% Buddhism, 3.0% Islam, 2.2% Uniting Church, 2.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

32.8% of people are married, 54.8% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 251 widowed people living in Kensington.

68.9% of the people living in Kensington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.4% are working on a part time basis. Kensington has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Kensington are 41.0% Professionals, 15.2% Managers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Technicians & trades workers, 6.0% Sales workers, 3.4% Labourers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.9% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Kensington work in are 15.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Education and training, 7.5% Financial and insurance services, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Retail trade, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Manufacturing, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

15.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $921 per week and the median household income is $1720 per week.

The median rent in Kensington is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kensington postcode 3031

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