Diamond Creek Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Diamond Creek (3089) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 23 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Diamond Creek is in the federal electorate of Scullin.

In the 2011 census the population of Diamond Creek was 11,504 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Diamond Creek is 36 years of age.

84.0% of people living in the suburb of Diamond Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% India, 0.2% Singapore.

90.4% of people living in Diamond Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Italian, 1.1% Other, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% Macedonian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Croatian, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Polish.

The religious makeup of Diamond Creek is 31.1% Catholic, 27.7% No religion, 16.4% Anglican, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Brethren.

54.9% of people are married, 33.0% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 289 widowed people living in Diamond Creek.

59.1% of the people living in Diamond Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Diamond Creek has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Diamond Creek are 20.2% Professionals, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Managers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 5.8% Labourers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Diamond Creek work in are 13.1% Construction, 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.0% Education and training, 9.6% Manufacturing, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Accommodation and food services.

32.0% of homes are fully owned, and 55.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $692 per week and the median household income is $1861 per week.

The median rent in Diamond Creek is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Diamond Creek postcode 3089

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