Beechworth Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Beechworth (3747) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, North Eastern, Victoria. It is about 222 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Beechworth is in the federal electorate of Indi.

In the 2011 census the population of Beechworth was 3,559 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beechworth is 48 years of age.

81.7% of people living in the suburb of Beechworth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% India, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Hungary, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Vietnam.

86.9% of people living in Beechworth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Beechworth is 30.3% No religion, 20.9% Catholic, 17.3% Anglican, 13.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Lutheran, 1.1% Buddhism, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

49.5% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 229 widowed people living in Beechworth.

51.3% of the people living in Beechworth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.1% are working on a part time basis. Beechworth has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Beechworth are 25.4% Professionals, 15.3% Managers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.6% Labourers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beechworth work in are 20.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Retail trade, 9.9% Manufacturing, 9.5% Education and training, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Construction, 4.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

44.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $494 per week and the median household income is $954 per week.

The median rent in Beechworth is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beechworth postcode 3747

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