Daylesford Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Daylesford (3460) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Bendigo, Victoria. It is about 90 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Daylesford is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Daylesford was 2,565 and is comprised of approximately 55.6% females and 44.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Daylesford is 49 years of age.

77.7% of people living in the suburb of Daylesford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% United States of America, 0.5% Guatemala, 0.5% Denmark, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Hungary, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% China , 0.4% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Croatia.

88.6% of people living in Daylesford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.5% German, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Croatian, 0.4% French, 0.4% Serbian, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Daylesford is 35.4% No religion, 19.9% Catholic, 13.7% Anglican, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.4% Buddhism, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Other religious affiliation , 2.1% Other Religious Groups, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox.

38.7% of people are married, 34.5% have never married and 13.8% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 205 widowed people living in Daylesford.

46.2% of the people living in Daylesford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 42.3% are working on a part time basis. Daylesford has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Daylesford are 21.6% Professionals, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Managers, 12.6% Labourers, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 8.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Daylesford work in are 17.1% Accommodation and food services, 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Retail trade, 8.8% Education and training, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Construction, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

41.0% of homes are fully owned, and 25.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $462 per week and the median household income is $757 per week.

The median rent in Daylesford is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1213 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Daylesford postcode 3460

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