Porcupine Ridge Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Porcupine Ridge (3461) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Bendigo, Victoria. It is about 93 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Porcupine Ridge is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2006 Census the population of Porcupine Ridge is 314 and is comprised of 50.2% males and 49.8% females.

The median/average age of the Porcupine Ridge population is 42 years of age, 5 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Porcupine Ridge is 79.6% Australia, 1.3% Germany, 1.3% Austria, 1.3% England, 1.3% Serbia, 1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

91.4% of people speak English as their first language, 1.6% speak German, 1.6% speak Macedonian, 1.3% speak Serbo-Croatian/Yugoslavian, so described.

The religious make up of Porcupine Ridge is 30.7% No Religion, 16.6% Catholic, 11.5% Anglican, 5.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.4% Buddhism.

44.7% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 14.5% are separated or divorced. There are 17 widowed people living in Porcupine Ridge.

50.3% of the people living in Porcupine Ridge are employed full time, while 39.9% are employed on a part time basis. Porcupine Ridge has an above average unemployment rate of 6.5% and 93 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $337.00 per week and the average household income is $661.00 per week.

The average rent in Porcupine Ridge is $150 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1101 per month. 50.4% are fully owned, and 34.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.4% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Porcupine Ridge postcode 3461

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