Wheatsheaf Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wheatsheaf (3461) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Bendigo, Victoria. It is about 86 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wheatsheaf is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Wheatsheaf was 455 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

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

76.8% of people living in the suburb of Wheatsheaf were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 1.8% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Croatia, 1.1% France, 1.1% Germany, 0.9% Romania, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% United States of America.

84.2% of people living in Wheatsheaf speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Serbian, 1.3% Spanish, 1.3% Dutch, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Hindi, 0.7% Croatian, 0.7% Macedonian, 0.7% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Wheatsheaf is 36.8% No religion, 17.3% Catholic, 15.6% Anglican, 14.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Other Religious Groups.

40.4% of people are married, 36.5% have never married and 12.3% are divorced and 7.2% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Wheatsheaf.

50.0% of the people living in Wheatsheaf over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.1% are working on a part time basis. Wheatsheaf has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Wheatsheaf are 19.3% Professionals, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Managers, 13.9% Labourers, 12.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.4% Sales workers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wheatsheaf work in are 13.2% Accommodation and food services, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Public administration and safety, 8.3% Construction, 7.8% Manufacturing, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Other services.

39.9% of homes are fully owned, and 44.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $468 per week and the median household income is $889 per week.

The median rent in Wheatsheaf is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1565 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wheatsheaf postcode 3461

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