Watsonia North Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Watsonia North (3087) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 16 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Watsonia North is in the federal electorate of Scullin.

In the 2011 census the population of Watsonia North was 3,846 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

75.9% of people living in the suburb of Watsonia North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% Italy, 2.1% England, 2.1% Greece, 1.2% China , 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% India, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Croatia, 0.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% Egypt, 0.5% Poland, 0.4% Scotland.

77.1% of people living in Watsonia North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Italian, 3.3% Greek, 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Macedonian, 1.2% Croatian, 1.2% Arabic, 1.1% Mandarin, 1.0% Other, 1.0% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Watsonia North is 42.3% Catholic, 19.6% No religion, 10.3% Anglican, 8.1% Eastern Orthodox, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Hinduism.

57.3% of people are married, 30.9% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 125 widowed people living in Watsonia North.

59.9% of the people living in Watsonia North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Watsonia North has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Watsonia North are 21.1% Professionals, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Managers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 7.2% Labourers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Watsonia North work in are 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Construction, 10.6% Retail trade, 8.6% Manufacturing, 8.5% Education and training, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Wholesale trade, 4.5% Accommodation and food services.

48.6% of homes are fully owned, and 37.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $610 per week and the median household income is $1458 per week.

The median rent in Watsonia North is $316 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Watsonia North postcode 3087

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