Caroline Springs Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Caroline Springs (3023) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 22 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Caroline Springs is in the federal electorate of Gorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Caroline Springs was 20,366 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Caroline Springs is 31 years of age.

58.4% of people living in the suburb of Caroline Springs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% Philippines, 4.3% India, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.8% Vietnam, 1.6% England, 1.5% Malta, 1.2% China , 1.2% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.7% Egypt, 0.7% Chile, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Pakistan.

54.0% of people living in Caroline Springs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Other, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Tagalog, 2.7% Vietnamese, 2.6% Filipino , 2.3% Spanish, 2.1% Maltese, 2.1% Italian, 2.0% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Caroline Springs is 39.4% Catholic, 14.1% No religion, 7.3% Eastern Orthodox, 5.8% Islam, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Anglican, 4.3% Buddhism, 3.6% Hinduism, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Uniting Church.

60.0% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 6.1% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 286 widowed people living in Caroline Springs.

66.0% of the people living in Caroline Springs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.2% are working on a part time basis. Caroline Springs has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Caroline Springs are 20.6% Professionals, 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Managers, 8.6% Sales workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.2% Labourers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Caroline Springs work in are 12.7% Manufacturing, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.6% Construction, 6.7% Education and training, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Financial and insurance services, 5.1% Accommodation and food services.

14.6% of homes are fully owned, and 64.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $736 per week and the median household income is $1653 per week.

The median rent in Caroline Springs is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Caroline Springs postcode 3023

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