Tecoma Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Tecoma (3160) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 34 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Tecoma is in the federal electorate of La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Tecoma was 2,088 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tecoma is 38 years of age.

78.8% of people living in the suburb of Tecoma were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% China , 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Greece, 0.2% Belarus, 0.2% Ukraine, 0.2% Austria.

90.3% of people living in Tecoma speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% German, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Tecoma is 43.4% No religion, 15.9% Catholic, 11.1% Anglican, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism.

45.1% of people are married, 35.9% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 72 widowed people living in Tecoma.

56.4% of the people living in Tecoma over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.8% are working on a part time basis. Tecoma has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Tecoma are 23.7% Professionals, 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Managers, 8.0% Sales workers, 7.5% Labourers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tecoma work in are 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Retail trade, 10.4% Education and training, 10.3% Manufacturing, 9.6% Construction, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Wholesale trade, 4.0% Public administration and safety.

28.1% of homes are fully owned, and 53.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $619 per week and the median household income is $1361 per week.

The median rent in Tecoma is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tecoma postcode 3160

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