Fitzroy Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Fitzroy (3065) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 2 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Fitzroy is in the federal electorate of Melbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Fitzroy was 9,430 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fitzroy is 33 years of age.

55.5% of people living in the suburb of Fitzroy were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% Vietnam, 3.7% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 3.1% China , 1.2% United States of America, 1.2% Sudan, 1.1% Greece, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Somalia, 0.6% Ethiopia, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland.

62.2% of people living in Fitzroy speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.1% Vietnamese, 4.7% Other, 2.9% Cantonese, 2.2% Mandarin, 1.7% Greek, 1.6% Arabic, 1.5% Italian, 1.0% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Fitzroy is 40.8% No religion, 17.2% Catholic, 14.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Buddhism, 5.3% Anglican, 4.9% Islam, 3.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Uniting Church, 1.0% Christian, nfd.

25.0% of people are married, 59.5% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 255 widowed people living in Fitzroy.

64.3% of the people living in Fitzroy over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.7% are working on a part time basis. Fitzroy has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Fitzroy are 45.2% Professionals, 15.0% Managers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 6.4% Technicians & trades workers, 3.8% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Fitzroy work in are 18.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Education and training, 8.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Retail trade, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Financial and insurance services, 5.3% Information media and telecommunications, 4.4% Arts and recreation services.

16.3% of homes are fully owned, and 20.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 60.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $788 per week and the median household income is $1484 per week.

The median rent in Fitzroy is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2238 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fitzroy postcode 3065

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