Bacchus Marsh Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Bacchus Marsh (3340) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 49 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Bacchus Marsh is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Bacchus Marsh was 5,760 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bacchus Marsh is 41 years of age.

81.6% of people living in the suburb of Bacchus Marsh were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Malta, 0.5% Italy, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

91.8% of people living in Bacchus Marsh speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Maltese, 0.3% German, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Bacchus Marsh is 29.2% Catholic, 25.6% No religion, 19.0% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

46.4% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 382 widowed people living in Bacchus Marsh.

59.8% of the people living in Bacchus Marsh over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. Bacchus Marsh has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Bacchus Marsh are 18.0% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Managers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bacchus Marsh work in are 12.0% Construction, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.2% Manufacturing, 8.7% Education and training, 8.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Accommodation and food services.

34.5% of homes are fully owned, and 34.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $528 per week and the median household income is $972 per week.

The median rent in Bacchus Marsh is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bacchus Marsh postcode 3340

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