Cottles Bridge Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Cottles Bridge (3099) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 30 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Cottles Bridge is in the federal electorate of McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Cottles Bridge was 626 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

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

82.2% of people living in the suburb of Cottles Bridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.0% Germany, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Spain, 0.8% United States of America, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% New Zealand.

94.6% of people living in Cottles Bridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Spanish, 0.6% Dutch, 0.5% Greek.

The religious makeup of Cottles Bridge is 37.2% No religion, 18.5% Catholic, 18.1% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 2.6% Buddhism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Baptist.

53.3% of people are married, 36.1% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Cottles Bridge.

52.1% of the people living in Cottles Bridge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.3% are working on a part time basis. Cottles Bridge has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Cottles Bridge are 29.8% Professionals, 14.9% Managers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 5.7% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cottles Bridge work in are 16.6% Construction, 14.1% Education and training, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Manufacturing, 6.8% Retail trade, 4.9% Administrative and support services, 4.1% Wholesale trade, 3.8% Public administration and safety.

39.2% of homes are fully owned, and 40.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $679 per week and the median household income is $1698 per week.

The median rent in Cottles Bridge is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cottles Bridge postcode 3099

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