Dales Creek Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Dales Creek (3341) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 67 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Dales Creek is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Dales Creek was 412 and is comprised of approximately 45.4% females and 54.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dales Creek is 39 years of age.

83.9% of people living in the suburb of Dales Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.5% Germany, 1.2% Finland, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% Malta, 0.7% United States of America.

95.6% of people living in Dales Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Dales Creek is 35.0% No religion, 27.7% Catholic, 15.1% Anglican, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.5% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.0% Judaism.

50.5% of people are married, 32.6% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Dales Creek.

58.6% of the people living in Dales Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Dales Creek has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Dales Creek are 25.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Professionals, 11.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Labourers, 7.5% Managers, 6.5% Sales workers, 4.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dales Creek work in are 17.5% Construction, 12.9% Education and training, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Manufacturing, 7.8% Retail trade, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Wholesale trade, 4.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

20.9% of homes are fully owned, and 72.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $596 per week and the median household income is $1489 per week.

The median rent in Dales Creek is $226 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dales Creek postcode 3341

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