Cheltenham Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Cheltenham (3192) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 18 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Cheltenham is in the federal electorates of Goldstein, Hotham.

In the 2011 census the population of Cheltenham was 20,292 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cheltenham is 40 years of age.

68.9% of people living in the suburb of Cheltenham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 2.2% Greece, 1.9% India, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.5% China , 1.1% Italy, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Turkey, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Ukraine, 0.4% Poland.

75.6% of people living in Cheltenham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Greek, 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 1.8% Italian, 1.4% Mandarin, 1.4% Russian, 0.9% Turkish, 0.8% Hindi, 0.6% German.

The religious makeup of Cheltenham is 26.2% Catholic, 24.3% No religion, 14.7% Anglican, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Eastern Orthodox, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Islam, 1.5% Hinduism, 1.3% Buddhism.

50.1% of people are married, 31.4% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 1296 widowed people living in Cheltenham.

59.8% of the people living in Cheltenham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Cheltenham has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Cheltenham are 25.6% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Managers, 10.6% Sales workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cheltenham work in are 11.6% Retail trade, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.5% Education and training, 7.6% Construction, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Financial and insurance services.

39.4% of homes are fully owned, and 34.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $596 per week and the median household income is $1234 per week.

The median rent in Cheltenham is $311 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cheltenham postcode 3192

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