Kerang Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Kerang (3579) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, North Western, Victoria. It is about 249 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Kerang is in the federal electorate of Mallee.

In the 2011 census the population of Kerang was 3,872 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kerang is 47 years of age.

87.3% of people living in the suburb of Kerang were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% England, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Tunisia, 0.2% Serbia, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.1% India, 0.1% Singapore.

92.6% of people living in Kerang speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% German.

The religious makeup of Kerang is 22.3% No religion, 20.4% Catholic, 17.5% Anglican, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.1% Uniting Church, 6.1% Baptist, 5.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Brethren, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.7% Christian, nfd.

49.8% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 337 widowed people living in Kerang.

55.6% of the people living in Kerang over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Kerang has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Kerang are 15.5% Professionals, 14.0% Managers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Labourers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Sales workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kerang work in are 16.3% Retail trade, 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Manufacturing, 8.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Construction, 6.2% Education and training, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Accommodation and food services.

45.3% of homes are fully owned, and 24.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $407 per week and the median household income is $733 per week.

The median rent in Kerang is $135 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kerang postcode 3579

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