Croydon North Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Croydon North (3136) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 29 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Croydon North is in the federal electorate of Menzies.

In the 2011 census the population of Croydon North was 7,693 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Croydon North is 38 years of age.

78.6% of people living in the suburb of Croydon North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 1.1% South Africa, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% China , 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% India, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% United States of America.

89.8% of people living in Croydon North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Croydon North is 27.1% No religion, 22.9% Catholic, 15.3% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Baptist, 3.0% Lutheran, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Pentecostal.

52.6% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 329 widowed people living in Croydon North.

57.3% of the people living in Croydon North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Croydon North has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Croydon North are 21.6% Professionals, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Sales workers, 13.1% Managers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Croydon North work in are 13.5% Retail trade, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Construction, 10.1% Manufacturing, 8.8% Education and training, 7.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 4.5% Other services.

34.0% of homes are fully owned, and 47.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $625 per week and the median household income is $1579 per week.

The median rent in Croydon North is $301 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1783 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Croydon North postcode 3136

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