Hurstbridge Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Hurstbridge (3099) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 27 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Hurstbridge is in the federal electorate of Scullin.

In the 2011 census the population of Hurstbridge was 3,511 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hurstbridge is 38 years of age.

85.3% of people living in the suburb of Hurstbridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Cyprus, 0.2% Japan, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Sri Lanka.

94.6% of people living in Hurstbridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% German, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Hurstbridge is 39.5% No religion, 20.6% Catholic, 15.1% Anglican, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Baptist, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Buddhism.

52.1% of people are married, 34.6% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 87 widowed people living in Hurstbridge.

55.9% of the people living in Hurstbridge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.5% are working on a part time basis. Hurstbridge has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Hurstbridge are 23.6% Professionals, 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Managers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.0% Labourers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hurstbridge work in are 14.1% Construction, 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Education and training, 9.2% Manufacturing, 8.7% Retail trade, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Other services, 3.9% Wholesale trade.

33.0% of homes are fully owned, and 54.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $664 per week and the median household income is $1618 per week.

The median rent in Hurstbridge is $261 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hurstbridge postcode 3099

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