Altona North Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Altona North (3025) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 11 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Altona North is in the federal electorate of Gellibrand.

In the 2011 census the population of Altona North was 11,379 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

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

51.2% of people living in the suburb of Altona North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% Italy, 4.2% Lebanon, 4.1% Greece, 3.7% Vietnam, 2.4% Malta, 1.9% India, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.7% England, 1.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.2% Croatia, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Burma , 0.7% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.7% Germany.

40.9% of people living in Altona North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.6% Arabic, 7.8% Italian, 7.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.4% Greek, 4.5% Vietnamese, 3.8% Other, 2.5% Maltese, 2.0% Cantonese, 2.0% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Altona North is 30.0% Catholic, 15.4% Islam, 13.0% No religion, 11.5% Eastern Orthodox, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Anglican, 4.0% Buddhism, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.4% Uniting Church.

49.0% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 894 widowed people living in Altona North.

59.7% of the people living in Altona North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. Altona North has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Altona North are 17.9% Professionals, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Labourers, 10.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.5% Managers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Altona North work in are 12.7% Manufacturing, 11.2% Retail trade, 8.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.4% Construction, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Education and training, 5.3% Public administration and safety.

44.9% of homes are fully owned, and 23.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $393 per week and the median household income is $910 per week.

The median rent in Altona North is $271 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Altona North postcode 3025

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