Blind Bight Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Blind Bight (3980) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 55 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Blind Bight is in the federal electorate of Flinders.

In the 2011 census the population of Blind Bight was 1,238 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blind Bight is 35 years of age.

83.5% of people living in the suburb of Blind Bight were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.6% Turkey, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Brazil, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Czech Republic, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Chile, 0.2% China .

92.7% of people living in Blind Bight speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Greek, 0.6% Turkish, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% German, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Blind Bight is 36.6% No religion, 20.6% Catholic, 19.0% Anglican, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 1.0% Salvation Army, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox.

48.6% of people are married, 33.7% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 28 widowed people living in Blind Bight.

63.9% of the people living in Blind Bight over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Blind Bight has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Blind Bight are 19.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Labourers, 12.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Managers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 7.2% Professionals, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blind Bight work in are 16.1% Construction, 15.1% Manufacturing, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Retail trade, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Education and training, 4.4% Other services, 4.1% Public administration and safety.

25.2% of homes are fully owned, and 63.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $652 per week and the median household income is $1443 per week.

The median rent in Blind Bight is $241 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blind Bight postcode 3980

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