Kangaroo Ground Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Kangaroo Ground (3097) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 25 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Kangaroo Ground is in the federal electorates of Jagajaga, McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Kangaroo Ground was 1,015 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kangaroo Ground is 42 years of age.

78.2% of people living in the suburb of Kangaroo Ground were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Italy, 1.3% United States of America, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% China , 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Japan, 0.4% India, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Germany.

89.0% of people living in Kangaroo Ground speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Italian, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.3% Korean.

The religious makeup of Kangaroo Ground is 35.0% No religion, 19.0% Catholic, 15.5% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.9% Baptist, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Lutheran.

64.5% of people are married, 26.2% have never married and 4.9% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Kangaroo Ground.

56.5% of the people living in Kangaroo Ground over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.6% are working on a part time basis. Kangaroo Ground has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Kangaroo Ground are 29.1% Professionals, 17.4% Managers, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 3.6% Labourers, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kangaroo Ground work in are 13.1% Construction, 12.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Education and training, 8.7% Manufacturing, 7.4% Retail trade, 4.8% Financial and insurance services, 4.6% Administrative and support services, 4.2% Wholesale trade.

42.3% of homes are fully owned, and 43.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $720 per week and the median household income is $1970 per week.

The median rent in Kangaroo Ground is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1941 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kangaroo Ground postcode 3097

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