Sherbrooke Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Sherbrooke (3789) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 35 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Sherbrooke is in the federal electorates of Casey, La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Sherbrooke was 268 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sherbrooke is 48 years of age.

79.5% of people living in the suburb of Sherbrooke were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.7% England, 2.3% South Africa, 2.3% United States of America, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.9% Sri Lanka, 1.9% Germany.

93.3% of people living in Sherbrooke speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Other, 1.1% Italian, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.1% German, 1.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Sherbrooke is 48.7% No religion, 17.2% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Catholic, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Pentecostal, 1.9% Other Christian, 1.5% Other religious affiliation .

57.6% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 6.6% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Sherbrooke.

53.8% of the people living in Sherbrooke over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.4% are working on a part time basis. Sherbrooke has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Sherbrooke are 26.0% Professionals, 17.6% Managers, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 4.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Labourers.

The main industries people from Sherbrooke work in are 16.5% Education and training, 14.2% Construction, 11.0% Manufacturing, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 7.9% Retail trade, 4.7% Information media and telecommunications, 4.7% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

43.8% of homes are fully owned, and 35.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $692 per week and the median household income is $1432 per week.

The median rent in Sherbrooke is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sherbrooke postcode 3789

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