Oak Park Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Oak Park (3046) is a suburb of Melbourne, North West, Victoria. It is about 11 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Oak Park is in the federal electorate of Wills.

In the 2011 census the population of Oak Park was 5,771 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oak Park is 36 years of age.

65.5% of people living in the suburb of Oak Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% India, 3.2% Italy, 2.8% China , 1.7% Turkey, 1.5% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 1.0% Greece, 0.8% Lebanon, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Malta, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% Pakistan.

63.9% of people living in Oak Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Italian, 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Turkish, 2.8% Arabic, 2.6% Mandarin, 2.3% Greek, 2.2% Other, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.2% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Oak Park is 36.0% Catholic, 20.0% No religion, 8.3% Anglican, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Islam, 5.0% Eastern Orthodox, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.2% Hinduism, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

50.6% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 260 widowed people living in Oak Park.

60.9% of the people living in Oak Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.9% are working on a part time basis. Oak Park has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Oak Park are 23.4% Professionals, 18.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Managers, 9.5% Sales workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oak Park work in are 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Construction, 9.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.9% Retail trade, 8.8% Manufacturing, 8.0% Education and training, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

37.7% of homes are fully owned, and 36.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $609 per week and the median household income is $1337 per week.

The median rent in Oak Park is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1907 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oak Park postcode 3046

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