Heidelberg Heights Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Heidelberg Heights (3081) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 10 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Heidelberg Heights is in the federal electorate of Jagajaga.

In the 2011 census the population of Heidelberg Heights was 6,388 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Heidelberg Heights is 36 years of age.

64.5% of people living in the suburb of Heidelberg Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% India, 2.3% England, 2.3% Italy, 2.2% China , 1.4% Somalia, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Greece, 1.1% Vietnam, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Lebanon.

65.4% of people living in Heidelberg Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.2% Other, 3.8% Italian, 3.1% Greek, 2.4% Mandarin, 1.6% Arabic, 1.5% Cantonese, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.0% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Heidelberg Heights is 26.8% Catholic, 25.1% No religion, 10.2% Anglican, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Islam, 5.3% Eastern Orthodox, 3.0% Buddhism, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Hinduism.

38.9% of people are married, 39.9% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 454 widowed people living in Heidelberg Heights.

59.5% of the people living in Heidelberg Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Heidelberg Heights has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Heidelberg Heights are 29.5% Professionals, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Managers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 7.6% Labourers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Heidelberg Heights work in are 17.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Education and training, 8.7% Manufacturing, 8.7% Retail trade, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Construction, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Financial and insurance services.

28.2% of homes are fully owned, and 28.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $560 per week and the median household income is $1145 per week.

The median rent in Heidelberg Heights is $287 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Heidelberg Heights postcode 3081

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