Elphinstone Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Elphinstone (3448) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Bendigo, Victoria. It is about 97 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Elphinstone is in the federal electorate of Bendigo.

In the 2011 census the population of Elphinstone was 670 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

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

80.6% of people living in the suburb of Elphinstone were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 0.9% Austria, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Lebanon, 0.6% Poland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Malta, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Netherlands.

91.2% of people living in Elphinstone speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.0% Greek, 0.9% Italian, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Elphinstone is 34.1% No religion, 17.6% Anglican, 16.4% Catholic, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 2.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox.

51.3% of people are married, 29.1% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 28 widowed people living in Elphinstone.

54.8% of the people living in Elphinstone over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.4% are working on a part time basis. Elphinstone has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Elphinstone are 19.6% Professionals, 17.5% Managers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Labourers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.0% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Elphinstone work in are 13.6% Manufacturing, 11.5% Education and training, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.3% Retail trade, 5.7% Administrative and support services, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

47.1% of homes are fully owned, and 44.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 4.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $470 per week and the median household income is $995 per week.

The median rent in Elphinstone is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Elphinstone postcode 3448

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