Airport West Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Airport West (3042) is a suburb of Melbourne, North West, Victoria. It is about 13 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Airport West is in the federal electorate of Maribyrnong.

In the 2011 census the population of Airport West was 6,959 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Airport West is 40 years of age.

67.9% of people living in the suburb of Airport West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.9% Italy, 1.9% India, 1.6% Greece, 1.5% Malta, 1.5% England, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 1.0% China , 0.9% New Zealand, 0.6% Egypt, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Philippines.

64.7% of people living in Airport West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.7% Italian, 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Greek, 1.5% Other, 1.4% Maltese, 1.1% Mandarin, 1.0% Sinhalese, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Airport West is 49.6% Catholic, 15.3% No religion, 8.3% Anglican, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Uniting Church, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Hinduism, 1.5% Islam.

48.4% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 440 widowed people living in Airport West.

62.6% of the people living in Airport West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. Airport West has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Airport West are 18.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.3% Professionals, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Managers, 10.4% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Labourers, 7.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Airport West work in are 10.7% Retail trade, 10.3% Construction, 9.9% Manufacturing, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.8% Education and training, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Accommodation and food services.

44.9% of homes are fully owned, and 29.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $539 per week and the median household income is $1141 per week.

The median rent in Airport West is $308 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Airport West postcode 3042

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