Emerald Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Emerald (3782) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 43 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Emerald is in the federal electorates of Casey, La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Emerald was 5,813 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

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

78.9% of people living in the suburb of Emerald were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% England, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Germany, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% China , 0.2% India.

93.0% of people living in Emerald speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.6% Italian, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Emerald is 39.3% No religion, 17.9% Catholic, 16.8% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Baptist, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox.

54.3% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 193 widowed people living in Emerald.

57.0% of the people living in Emerald over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.4% are working on a part time basis. Emerald has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Emerald are 20.2% Professionals, 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Managers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.5% Sales workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Emerald work in are 12.8% Manufacturing, 12.7% Construction, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Retail trade, 10.1% Education and training, 6.6% Wholesale trade, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Other services, 3.9% Accommodation and food services.

35.1% of homes are fully owned, and 52.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $576 per week and the median household income is $1419 per week.

The median rent in Emerald is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1643 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Emerald postcode 3782

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