Alphington Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Alphington (3078) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 6 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Alphington is in the federal electorate of Batman.

In the 2011 census the population of Alphington was 4,603 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

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

75.1% of people living in the suburb of Alphington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 2.3% Greece, 2.2% Italy, 1.5% India, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.0% China , 0.8% United States of America, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% South Africa.

77.5% of people living in Alphington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Greek, 4.0% Italian, 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.2% Mandarin, 0.9% Macedonian, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% German, 0.6% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Alphington is 37.8% No religion, 23.9% Catholic, 8.7% Anglican, 8.4% Eastern Orthodox, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

45.7% of people are married, 40.2% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 192 widowed people living in Alphington.

59.9% of the people living in Alphington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Alphington has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Alphington are 41.9% Professionals, 15.7% Managers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Technicians & trades workers, 7.1% Sales workers, 6.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.3% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.9% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Alphington work in are 14.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 14.2% Education and training, 8.3% Retail trade, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Manufacturing, 5.2% Construction, 5.1% Financial and insurance services, 4.9% Accommodation and food services.

33.4% of homes are fully owned, and 33.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $814 per week and the median household income is $1759 per week.

The median rent in Alphington is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Alphington postcode 3078

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