Merricks North Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Merricks North (3926) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 61 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Merricks North is in the federal electorate of Flinders.

In the 2011 census the population of Merricks North was 412 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Merricks North is 47 years of age.

73.1% of people living in the suburb of Merricks North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 2.2% United States of America, 1.5% Nigeria, 1.2% Canada, 1.2% France, 1.2% Germany, 0.7% Scotland.

88.8% of people living in Merricks North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.7% Greek.

The religious makeup of Merricks North is 36.2% No religion, 19.8% Anglican, 14.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.8% Catholic, 4.3% Uniting Church, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Judaism, 1.4% Baptist.

63.3% of people are married, 25.4% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Merricks North.

44.1% of the people living in Merricks North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.1% are working on a part time basis. Merricks North has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Merricks North are 26.1% Professionals, 24.6% Managers, 10.6% Sales workers, 10.1% Technicians & trades workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.0% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Merricks North work in are 11.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Education and training, 8.9% Retail trade, 8.4% Manufacturing, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Construction, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

50.0% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $711 per week and the median household income is $1617 per week.

The median rent in Merricks North is $173 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1792 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Merricks North postcode 3926

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