Macleod Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Macleod (3085) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 13 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Macleod is in the federal electorates of Batman, Jagajaga.

In the 2011 census the population of Macleod was 9,606 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

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

71.5% of people living in the suburb of Macleod were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 2.7% China , 1.7% Italy, 1.7% India, 1.1% Malaysia, 1.0% Sri Lanka, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Croatia, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Greece, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Indonesia.

73.7% of people living in Macleod speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Italian, 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Mandarin, 2.3% Other, 1.7% Macedonian, 1.5% Greek, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.1% Croatian, 0.7% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Macleod is 30.8% Catholic, 23.7% No religion, 12.3% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Eastern Orthodox, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.9% Islam.

50.0% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 607 widowed people living in Macleod.

60.8% of the people living in Macleod over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Macleod has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Macleod are 29.8% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Managers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 5.6% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Macleod work in are 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Education and training, 10.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.8% Retail trade, 8.0% Construction, 7.8% Manufacturing, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

37.4% of homes are fully owned, and 38.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $636 per week and the median household income is $1419 per week.

The median rent in Macleod is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Macleod postcode 3085

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