Deer Park Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Deer Park (3023) is a suburb of Melbourne, North West, Victoria. It is about 18 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Deer Park is in the federal electorate of Gorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Deer Park was 16,204 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Deer Park is 33 years of age.

45.7% of people living in the suburb of Deer Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% Vietnam, 4.6% Philippines, 3.5% India, 3.0% Malta, 2.7% New Zealand, 1.9% Italy, 1.9% China , 1.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.3% England, 0.9% Cyprus, 0.8% Croatia, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Greece, 0.7% Ethiopia.

40.9% of people living in Deer Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.9% Vietnamese, 7.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.9% Other, 3.4% Maltese, 2.9% Italian, 2.4% Spanish, 2.3% Tagalog, 2.1% Macedonian, 2.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Deer Park is 34.7% Catholic, 13.2% No religion, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.1% Buddhism, 6.5% Islam, 6.5% Eastern Orthodox, 5.2% Anglican, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Hinduism, 1.8% Other Religious Groups.

47.8% of people are married, 36.3% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 560 widowed people living in Deer Park.

59.7% of the people living in Deer Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.7% are working on a part time basis. Deer Park has an unemployment rate of 9.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Deer Park are 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Labourers, 12.6% Professionals, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 6.6% Managers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Deer Park work in are 15.6% Manufacturing, 10.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 7.5% Construction, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Education and training, 4.5% Wholesale trade, 4.3% Public administration and safety.

31.0% of homes are fully owned, and 36.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $469 per week and the median household income is $1096 per week.

The median rent in Deer Park is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1670 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Deer Park postcode 3023

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