Nichols Point Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Nichols Point (3501) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, North Western, Victoria. It is about 472 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Nichols Point is in the federal electorate of Mallee.

In the 2011 census the population of Nichols Point was 1,464 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Nichols Point is 39 years of age.

88.6% of people living in the suburb of Nichols Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 2.0% Italy, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Turkey, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Germany.

90.8% of people living in Nichols Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Italian, 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Greek, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.4% Turkish, 0.4% Croatian, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Nichols Point is 33.2% Catholic, 25.4% No religion, 17.0% Anglican, 7.3% Uniting Church, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Lutheran, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

58.6% of people are married, 29.0% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 38 widowed people living in Nichols Point.

59.7% of the people living in Nichols Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Nichols Point has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Nichols Point are 17.6% Managers, 17.4% Professionals, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 9.2% Labourers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nichols Point work in are 13.4% Construction, 12.7% Retail trade, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Education and training, 8.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.0% Manufacturing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 41.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $521 per week and the median household income is $1238 per week.

The median rent in Nichols Point is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1365 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nichols Point postcode 3501

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