Yarra Glen Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Yarra Glen (3775) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 39 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Yarra Glen is in the federal electorate of Casey.

In the 2011 census the population of Yarra Glen was 2,611 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yarra Glen is 37 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the suburb of Yarra Glen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Slovenia, 0.2% Samoa.

94.1% of people living in Yarra Glen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Yarra Glen is 33.9% No religion, 21.2% Catholic, 17.2% Anglican, 7.5% Uniting Church, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Baptist, 1.0% Buddhism, 1.0% Lutheran.

56.6% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 78 widowed people living in Yarra Glen.

60.2% of the people living in Yarra Glen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. Yarra Glen has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Yarra Glen are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Professionals, 14.5% Managers, 11.8% Sales workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Labourers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yarra Glen work in are 14.6% Construction, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.2% Manufacturing, 8.4% Health care and social assistance, 6.6% Education and training, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Public administration and safety.

34.1% of homes are fully owned, and 47.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $608 per week and the median household income is $1294 per week.

The median rent in Yarra Glen is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yarra Glen postcode 3775

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