Yarra Junction Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Yarra Junction (3797) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 57 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Yarra Junction is in the federal electorate of Casey.

In the 2011 census the population of Yarra Junction was 2,297 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

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

78.9% of people living in the suburb of Yarra Junction were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.0% Germany, 0.6% United States of America, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Ukraine, 0.3% Poland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Spain, 0.2% India, 0.2% Albania, 0.1% Austria.

89.2% of people living in Yarra Junction speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% German, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Sinhalese, 0.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of Yarra Junction is 33.4% No religion, 16.8% Anglican, 16.2% Catholic, 12.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.7% Baptist, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

48.2% of people are married, 30.5% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 142 widowed people living in Yarra Junction.

55.5% of the people living in Yarra Junction over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Yarra Junction has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Yarra Junction are 19.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Professionals, 11.8% Managers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Labourers, 8.4% Sales workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yarra Junction work in are 12.2% Construction, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Retail trade, 11.3% Manufacturing, 8.3% Education and training, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

33.1% of homes are fully owned, and 41.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $474 per week and the median household income is $937 per week.

The median rent in Yarra Junction is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1543 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yarra Junction postcode 3797

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