Heidelberg Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Heidelberg (3084) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 11 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Heidelberg is in the federal electorate of Jagajaga.

In the 2011 census the population of Heidelberg was 5,714 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Heidelberg is 37 years of age.

69.1% of people living in the suburb of Heidelberg were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 2.6% India, 2.5% China , 2.3% Italy, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Greece, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Singapore.

72.4% of people living in Heidelberg speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Other, 3.6% Italian, 2.6% Mandarin, 2.5% Greek, 1.7% Cantonese, 0.8% Spanish, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Heidelberg is 31.1% Catholic, 27.5% No religion, 11.6% Anglican, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Eastern Orthodox, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.9% Islam, 1.5% Hinduism.

49.0% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 258 widowed people living in Heidelberg.

61.1% of the people living in Heidelberg over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Heidelberg has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Heidelberg are 38.7% Professionals, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Managers, 9.6% Technicians & trades workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.8% Labourers, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Heidelberg work in are 18.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Education and training, 11.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.1% Retail trade, 6.9% Manufacturing, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Construction, 4.6% Financial and insurance services, 4.5% Accommodation and food services.

34.4% of homes are fully owned, and 29.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $713 per week and the median household income is $1462 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Heidelberg postcode 3084

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