Murtoa Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Murtoa (3390) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, North Western, Victoria. It is about 258 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Murtoa is in the federal electorate of Mallee.

In the 2011 census the population of Murtoa was 991 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

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

91.1% of people living in the suburb of Murtoa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.4% England, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Japan, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States of America.

95.3% of people living in Murtoa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Murtoa is 20.0% Catholic, 19.9% No religion, 17.3% Lutheran, 15.7% Anglican, 13.5% Uniting Church, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.7% Other Religious Groups, 0.6% Latter-day Saints, 0.4% Buddhism.

55.8% of people are married, 26.0% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 59 widowed people living in Murtoa.

58.1% of the people living in Murtoa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.3% are working on a part time basis. Murtoa has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Murtoa are 22.4% Managers, 16.7% Professionals, 13.3% Labourers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.2% Sales workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murtoa work in are 20.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 18.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Education and training, 8.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.2% Manufacturing, 6.7% Construction, 6.2% Retail trade, 4.0% Public administration and safety, 3.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

50.6% of homes are fully owned, and 23.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $444 per week and the median household income is $795 per week.

The median rent in Murtoa is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $789 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murtoa postcode 3390

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