Powelltown Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Powelltown (3797) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 69 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Powelltown is in the federal electorate of Casey.

In the 2011 census the population of Powelltown was 200 and is comprised of approximately 47.5% females and 52.5% males.

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

84.1% of people living in the suburb of Powelltown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 2.0% Germany, 2.0% Philippines.

96.5% of people living in Powelltown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% German, 1.5% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Powelltown is 36.0% No religion, 13.5% Catholic, 12.5% Anglican, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Pentecostal, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Baptist, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Other religious affiliation .

43.2% of people are married, 39.7% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 5 widowed people living in Powelltown.

50.0% of the people living in Powelltown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Powelltown has an unemployment rate of 13.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Powelltown are 22.9% Labourers, 18.1% Managers, 14.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Professionals, 7.2% Sales workers, 4.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.6% Technicians & trades workers.

The main industries people from Powelltown work in are 28.2% Manufacturing, 15.4% Retail trade, 15.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Wholesale trade, 7.7% Education and training, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Construction, 3.8% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

32.9% of homes are fully owned, and 52.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $405 per week and the median household income is $786 per week.

The median rent in Powelltown is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $759 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Powelltown postcode 3797

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