Macclesfield Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Macclesfield (3782) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 45 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Macclesfield is in the federal electorate of La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Macclesfield was 863 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

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

82.0% of people living in the suburb of Macclesfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 2.1% Netherlands, 1.8% Scotland, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Croatia, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Poland, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% China , 0.5% Germany.

96.9% of people living in Macclesfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Macclesfield is 37.5% No religion, 19.2% Catholic, 19.0% Anglican, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Christian, nfd, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Buddhism, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Salvation Army.

57.5% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Macclesfield.

55.2% of the people living in Macclesfield 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. Macclesfield has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Macclesfield are 22.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Professionals, 14.5% Managers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Labourers, 8.8% Sales workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Macclesfield work in are 16.8% Construction, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.4% Manufacturing, 9.4% Education and training, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Wholesale trade, 6.7% Other services, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

38.7% of homes are fully owned, and 52.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $592 per week and the median household income is $1483 per week.

The median rent in Macclesfield is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Macclesfield postcode 3782

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