Rowsley Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Rowsley (3340) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 53 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Rowsley is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Rowsley was 284 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rowsley is 46 years of age.

86.9% of people living in the suburb of Rowsley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% New Zealand, 2.1% Germany, 1.8% England, 1.8% United States of America, 1.8% Malta.

94.0% of people living in Rowsley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Vietnamese, 1.1% German.

The religious makeup of Rowsley is 27.1% No religion, 25.4% Anglican, 22.9% Catholic, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.4% Lutheran, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist.

64.0% of people are married, 26.0% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 1.2% are separated. There are 5 widowed people living in Rowsley.

61.7% of the people living in Rowsley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. Rowsley has an unemployment rate of 1.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Rowsley are 21.5% Managers, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 9.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Professionals, 5.5% Labourers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rowsley work in are 17.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Retail trade, 7.4% Other services, 7.4% Construction, 6.8% Manufacturing, 5.6% Education and training.

49.5% of homes are fully owned, and 40.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 5.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $579 per week and the median household income is $1321 per week.

The median rent in Rowsley is $231 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1603 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rowsley postcode 3340

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