Mernda Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Mernda (3754) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 27 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Mernda is in the federal electorate of McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Mernda was 6,508 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mernda is 29 years of age.

76.0% of people living in the suburb of Mernda were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.8% India, 1.3% Italy, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% Greece, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Singapore, 0.5% China , 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Scotland.

76.1% of people living in Mernda speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Italian, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Macedonian, 2.4% Greek, 2.2% Other, 1.2% Arabic, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.8% Sinhalese, 0.7% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Mernda is 35.2% Catholic, 21.3% No religion, 11.6% Anglican, 8.5% Eastern Orthodox, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.5% Islam, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Hinduism, 1.7% Buddhism.

52.4% of people are married, 36.7% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 73 widowed people living in Mernda.

67.1% of the people living in Mernda over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.0% are working on a part time basis. Mernda has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Mernda are 17.8% Professionals, 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Managers, 10.2% Sales workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Labourers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mernda work in are 13.6% Construction, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Retail trade, 10.9% Manufacturing, 7.3% Education and training, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Wholesale trade.

12.2% of homes are fully owned, and 67.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $772 per week and the median household income is $1597 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mernda postcode 3754

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