Chum Creek Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Chum Creek was 932 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chum Creek is 41 years of age.

80.1% of people living in the suburb of Chum Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.1% Italy, 0.9% United States of America, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.6% Hungary, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Spain, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% China .

91.0% of people living in Chum Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Polish, 0.8% Hungarian, 0.8% German, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Serbian, 0.4% Japanese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Other .

The religious makeup of Chum Creek is 35.8% No religion, 16.9% Catholic, 15.3% Anglican, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.4% Other religious affiliation , 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Pentecostal.

52.9% of people are married, 33.2% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Chum Creek.

56.0% of the people living in Chum Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. Chum Creek has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Chum Creek are 19.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.5% Professionals, 12.2% Managers, 11.7% Labourers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Sales workers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chum Creek work in are 16.6% Construction, 13.7% Manufacturing, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Retail trade, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.8% Education and training, 6.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Other services, 4.6% Public administration and safety.

41.7% of homes are fully owned, and 44.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $528 per week and the median household income is $1285 per week.

The median rent in Chum Creek is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1473 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chum Creek postcode 3777

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