Pakenham Upper Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Pakenham Upper (3810) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 52 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Pakenham Upper is in the federal electorates of La Trobe, McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Pakenham Upper was 1,075 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pakenham Upper is 42 years of age.

79.3% of people living in the suburb of Pakenham Upper were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.9% Slovakia, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Czech Republic, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Switzerland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Austria.

91.9% of people living in Pakenham Upper speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.1% Italian, 1.0% German, 0.6% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Pakenham Upper is 28.7% No religion, 24.6% Catholic, 19.6% Anglican, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.1% Lutheran, 0.9% Baptist.

64.2% of people are married, 26.0% have never married and 5.4% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 23 widowed people living in Pakenham Upper.

59.8% of the people living in Pakenham Upper over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. Pakenham Upper has an unemployment rate of 2.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Pakenham Upper are 19.4% Professionals, 17.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Managers, 7.5% Sales workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Labourers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pakenham Upper work in are 15.6% Construction, 11.4% Manufacturing, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Education and training, 8.1% Retail trade, 6.1% Wholesale trade, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

42.7% of homes are fully owned, and 49.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $701 per week and the median household income is $1762 per week.

The median rent in Pakenham Upper is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pakenham Upper postcode 3810

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