Rainbow Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Rainbow (3424) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, North Western, Victoria. It is about 340 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Rainbow is in the federal electorate of Mallee.

In the 2011 census the population of Rainbow was 734 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rainbow is 49 years of age.

90.7% of people living in the suburb of Rainbow were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.2% Philippines, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% China .

94.0% of people living in Rainbow speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Filipino , 0.5% Other, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Rainbow is 21.9% Lutheran, 21.6% Uniting Church, 14.6% No religion, 13.9% Anglican, 10.7% Catholic, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal.

57.9% of people are married, 22.5% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 62 widowed people living in Rainbow.

55.5% of the people living in Rainbow over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. Rainbow has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Rainbow are 32.8% Managers, 14.0% Professionals, 11.3% Labourers, 10.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Technicians & trades workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.8% Sales workers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rainbow work in are 27.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Retail trade, 6.7% Education and training, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Other services, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.0% Public administration and safety, 3.0% Manufacturing.

58.2% of homes are fully owned, and 21.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $404 per week and the median household income is $718 per week.

The median rent in Rainbow is $70 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $509 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rainbow postcode 3424

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