Croydon Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Croydon (3136) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 27 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Croydon is in the federal electorates of Casey, Deakin.

In the 2011 census the population of Croydon was 23,553 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Croydon is 39 years of age.

74.9% of people living in the suburb of Croydon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 1.3% Burma , 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% India, 1.0% China , 1.0% Netherlands, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America.

85.8% of people living in Croydon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 1.1% Mandarin, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% German, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% Dutch, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Croydon is 29.0% No religion, 20.9% Catholic, 14.8% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 4.1% Baptist, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.6% Lutheran.

45.4% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 1588 widowed people living in Croydon.

60.4% of the people living in Croydon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. Croydon has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Croydon are 20.3% Professionals, 16.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Managers, 10.2% Sales workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Labourers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Croydon work in are 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Manufacturing, 11.0% Construction, 10.6% Retail trade, 8.2% Education and training, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 4.5% Other services.

34.9% of homes are fully owned, and 36.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $580 per week and the median household income is $1114 per week.

The median rent in Croydon is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1664 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Croydon postcode 3136

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