Ferny Creek Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Ferny Creek (3786) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 33 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Ferny Creek is in the federal electorate of La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Ferny Creek was 1,535 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ferny Creek is 40 years of age.

79.2% of people living in the suburb of Ferny Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.0% Netherlands, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Chile, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Sweden, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Austria.

92.2% of people living in Ferny Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Ferny Creek is 40.0% No religion, 14.0% Catholic, 13.6% Anglican, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Baptist, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Pentecostal.

54.9% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 31 widowed people living in Ferny Creek.

58.0% of the people living in Ferny Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Ferny Creek has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Ferny Creek are 29.9% Professionals, 16.2% Managers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Sales workers, 5.8% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ferny Creek work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Education and training, 11.2% Manufacturing, 9.5% Construction, 8.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.1% Retail trade, 5.0% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Information media and telecommunications.

36.0% of homes are fully owned, and 53.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $677 per week and the median household income is $1675 per week.

The median rent in Ferny Creek is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ferny Creek postcode 3786

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