Mulgrave Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Mulgrave (3170) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 21 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Mulgrave is in the federal electorate of Bruce.

In the 2011 census the population of Mulgrave was 17,647 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mulgrave is 39 years of age.

53.8% of people living in the suburb of Mulgrave were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% China , 4.4% Sri Lanka, 3.5% India, 3.1% Greece, 2.6% Vietnam, 2.6% Malaysia, 2.5% Italy, 2.2% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Indonesia, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Croatia, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Mauritius.

51.4% of people living in Mulgrave speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Greek, 6.0% Mandarin, 3.7% Italian, 3.5% Cantonese, 3.2% Vietnamese, 3.1% Other, 2.7% Sinhalese, 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Mulgrave is 29.6% Catholic, 16.1% No religion, 12.7% Eastern Orthodox, 8.3% Anglican, 7.2% Buddhism, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 3.0% Hinduism, 2.4% Islam, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

56.9% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 5.4% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 903 widowed people living in Mulgrave.

61.7% of the people living in Mulgrave over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Mulgrave has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Mulgrave are 22.9% Professionals, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Managers, 10.3% Sales workers, 8.4% Labourers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mulgrave work in are 13.6% Manufacturing, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Education and training, 6.7% Construction, 6.5% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Financial and insurance services.

41.0% of homes are fully owned, and 36.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $543 per week and the median household income is $1347 per week.

The median rent in Mulgrave is $321 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mulgrave postcode 3170

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