Castella Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Castella (3777) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 51 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Castella is in the federal electorate of Indi.

In the 2011 census the population of Castella was 344 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Castella is 42 years of age.

82.7% of people living in the suburb of Castella were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 1.8% Italy, 1.5% China , 1.5% Netherlands, 1.2% Germany.

93.6% of people living in Castella speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Dutch, 0.9% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.9% German, 0.9% Greek.

The religious makeup of Castella is 37.5% No religion, 22.7% Anglican, 19.5% Catholic, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Pentecostal, 0.9% Buddhism.

53.9% of people are married, 30.7% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Castella.

57.5% of the people living in Castella over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Castella has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Castella are 23.2% Technicians & trades workers, 19.5% Professionals, 14.6% Community & personal service workers, 14.0% Managers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.5% Sales workers, 3.0% Labourers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Castella work in are 12.7% Manufacturing, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Construction, 9.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.2% Education and training, 7.2% Other services, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Public administration and safety.

37.7% of homes are fully owned, and 50.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1230 per week.

The median rent in Castella is $85 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1543 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Castella postcode 3777

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