Cape Paterson Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Cape Paterson (3995) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 110 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Cape Paterson is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Cape Paterson was 718 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cape Paterson is 48 years of age.

81.1% of people living in the suburb of Cape Paterson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% Italy, 0.8% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.7% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Slovenia, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Uruguay, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands.

91.2% of people living in Cape Paterson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Italian, 1.1% French, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% German, 0.4% Indonesian, 0.4% Other .

The religious makeup of Cape Paterson is 31.1% No religion, 29.8% Catholic, 15.1% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.8% Islam.

50.8% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 5.5% are separated. There are 39 widowed people living in Cape Paterson.

59.8% of the people living in Cape Paterson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.3% are working on a part time basis. Cape Paterson has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Cape Paterson are 24.3% Professionals, 17.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 11.0% Labourers, 10.1% Managers, 6.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cape Paterson work in are 21.5% Construction, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Education and training, 10.4% Retail trade, 8.2% Public administration and safety, 8.2% Manufacturing, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.8% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

42.7% of homes are fully owned, and 25.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $518 per week and the median household income is $1027 per week.

The median rent in Cape Paterson is $245 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1187 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cape Paterson postcode 3995

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