Wheelers Hill Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wheelers Hill (3150) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 22 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wheelers Hill is in the federal electorate of Bruce.

In the 2011 census the population of Wheelers Hill was 19,105 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wheelers Hill is 44 years of age.

55.3% of people living in the suburb of Wheelers Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% China , 3.6% Malaysia, 3.2% England, 3.0% India, 2.8% Sri Lanka, 2.7% Italy, 2.4% Greece, 1.3% Hong Kong , 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Vietnam, 0.9% Turkey, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Egypt, 0.7% Singapore.

58.0% of people living in Wheelers Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Mandarin, 6.2% Greek, 5.2% Cantonese, 3.9% Italian, 3.0% Other, 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Tamil, 1.3% Sinhalese, 1.2% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Wheelers Hill is 26.3% Catholic, 19.1% No religion, 10.9% Anglican, 8.9% Eastern Orthodox, 5.6% Buddhism, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.2% Hinduism, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Baptist.

60.8% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 4.8% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 950 widowed people living in Wheelers Hill.

58.4% of the people living in Wheelers Hill over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Wheelers Hill has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wheelers Hill are 28.3% Professionals, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Managers, 11.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wheelers Hill work in are 11.6% Retail trade, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Manufacturing, 10.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Education and training, 6.7% Wholesale trade, 6.4% Construction, 5.8% Financial and insurance services, 5.7% Accommodation and food services.

51.5% of homes are fully owned, and 31.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $583 per week and the median household income is $1567 per week.

The median rent in Wheelers Hill is $362 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wheelers Hill postcode 3150

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