Goornong Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Goornong (3557) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Bendigo, Victoria. It is about 139 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Goornong is in the federal electorate of Bendigo.

In the 2011 census the population of Goornong was 609 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Goornong is 39 years of age.

94.6% of people living in the suburb of Goornong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.0% Thailand, 0.8% England, 0.7% New Zealand.

96.9% of people living in Goornong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Serbian, 0.7% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Goornong is 31.7% Catholic, 24.3% No religion, 20.1% Anglican, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.0% Buddhism, 0.7% Christian, nfd.

53.2% of people are married, 29.0% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Goornong.

56.7% of the people living in Goornong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Goornong has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Goornong are 20.3% Technicians & trades workers, 17.9% Managers, 12.3% Labourers, 11.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.3% Professionals, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 3.7% Sales workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Goornong work in are 14.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.0% Construction, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Education and training, 7.3% Manufacturing, 7.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Accommodation and food services.

40.2% of homes are fully owned, and 48.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $554 per week and the median household income is $1166 per week.

The median rent in Goornong is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Goornong postcode 3557

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