Avondale Heights Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Avondale Heights (3034) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 11 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Avondale Heights is in the federal electorate of Maribyrnong.

In the 2011 census the population of Avondale Heights was 10,990 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Avondale Heights is 43 years of age.

53.3% of people living in the suburb of Avondale Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.5% Italy, 5.3% Vietnam, 2.6% Greece, 2.0% Croatia, 1.6% India, 1.6% China , 1.5% Malta, 1.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.3% Philippines, 1.0% England, 0.8% Egypt, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Lebanon, 0.6% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

43.1% of people living in Avondale Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.7% Italian, 6.2% Vietnamese, 5.6% Greek, 3.8% Cantonese, 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Croatian, 2.4% Other, 2.2% Arabic, 1.9% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Avondale Heights is 50.8% Catholic, 11.7% No religion, 10.8% Eastern Orthodox, 5.3% Buddhism, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Anglican, 2.3% Islam, 1.6% Uniting Church, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Other Religious Groups.

54.9% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 5.5% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 762 widowed people living in Avondale Heights.

61.6% of the people living in Avondale Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Avondale Heights has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Avondale Heights are 21.0% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Managers, 10.8% Sales workers, 8.9% Labourers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Avondale Heights work in are 13.6% Retail trade, 10.2% Manufacturing, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Construction, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Education and training, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Public administration and safety.

54.4% of homes are fully owned, and 24.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $439 per week and the median household income is $1100 per week.

The median rent in Avondale Heights is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Avondale Heights postcode 3034

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