The Patch Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

The Patch (3792) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 38 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. The Patch is in the federal electorate of Casey.

In the 2011 census the population of The Patch was 1,038 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of The Patch is 44 years of age.

81.4% of people living in the suburb of The Patch were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 1.6% Netherlands, 1.4% Germany, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.5% Brazil, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Czech Republic, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Chile, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% South Africa.

94.5% of people living in The Patch speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% German, 1.2% Dutch, 0.6% Polish, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of The Patch is 40.0% No religion, 17.4% Catholic, 13.3% Anglican, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Baptist.

56.4% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in The Patch.

57.4% of the people living in The Patch over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.2% are working on a part time basis. The Patch has an unemployment rate of 1.9%.

The main occupations of people living in The Patch are 27.7% Professionals, 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Managers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Labourers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from The Patch work in are 14.3% Education and training, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Construction, 9.9% Retail trade, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.3% Wholesale trade, 7.9% Manufacturing, 4.6% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Other services.

41.4% of homes are fully owned, and 45.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $656 per week and the median household income is $1622 per week.

The median rent in The Patch is $223 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Patch postcode 3792

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