Melton Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Melton (3337) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 37 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Melton is in the federal electorate of Gorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Melton was 7,593 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Melton is 38 years of age.

72.6% of people living in the suburb of Melton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Malta, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% India, 0.7% Croatia, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% China , 0.4% Serbia, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Greece, 0.4% Netherlands.

81.0% of people living in Melton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 1.4% Maltese, 1.1% Greek, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Serbian, 0.8% Arabic, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% Turkish.

The religious makeup of Melton is 30.7% Catholic, 23.2% No religion, 14.8% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Islam, 1.4% Baptist, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

39.9% of people are married, 37.5% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 408 widowed people living in Melton.

57.9% of the people living in Melton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.8% are working on a part time basis. Melton has an unemployment rate of 9.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Melton are 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.7% Labourers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Sales workers, 9.1% Professionals, 7.3% Managers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Melton work in are 11.9% Retail trade, 11.9% Manufacturing, 10.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Construction, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Education and training, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Wholesale trade.

31.8% of homes are fully owned, and 33.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $447 per week and the median household income is $878 per week.

The median rent in Melton is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Melton postcode 3337

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