Wattle Glen Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wattle Glen (3096) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 25 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wattle Glen is in the federal electorate of Scullin.

In the 2011 census the population of Wattle Glen was 1,946 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wattle Glen is 39 years of age.

83.5% of people living in the suburb of Wattle Glen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Cambodia, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Finland.

93.3% of people living in Wattle Glen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Italian, 0.7% German, 0.6% Greek, 0.4% French, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.2% Persian, 0.2% Thai.

The religious makeup of Wattle Glen is 35.2% No religion, 23.7% Catholic, 14.6% Anglican, 6.2% Uniting Church, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

55.2% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 71 widowed people living in Wattle Glen.

55.3% of the people living in Wattle Glen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. Wattle Glen has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Wattle Glen are 20.0% Technicians & trades workers, 19.7% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Managers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 6.0% Labourers, 3.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wattle Glen work in are 16.8% Construction, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 9.9% Education and training, 7.7% Manufacturing, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Administrative and support services.

37.9% of homes are fully owned, and 53.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $625 per week and the median household income is $1720 per week.

The median rent in Wattle Glen is $323 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wattle Glen postcode 3096

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