Long Forest Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Long Forest (3340) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 45 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Long Forest is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Long Forest was 343 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Long Forest is 41 years of age.

84.3% of people living in the suburb of Long Forest were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.0% Malta, 1.7% Croatia, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Germany.

93.9% of people living in Long Forest speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Other, 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Dutch, 0.9% Greek, 0.9% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Long Forest is 32.1% Catholic, 31.5% No religion, 16.0% Anglican, 5.2% Uniting Church, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.2% Lutheran, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

61.6% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 1.1% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Long Forest.

65.5% of the people living in Long Forest over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.6% are working on a part time basis. Long Forest has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Long Forest are 21.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 20.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Professionals, 13.4% Managers, 10.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Sales workers, 5.7% Community & personal service workers, 3.8% Labourers.

The main industries people from Long Forest work in are 14.7% Manufacturing, 12.9% Construction, 12.3% Education and training, 9.2% Retail trade, 9.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Information media and telecommunications, 5.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.5% Wholesale trade.

45.9% of homes are fully owned, and 51.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 0.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $631 per week and the median household income is $1687 per week.

The median rent in Long Forest is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Long Forest postcode 3340

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