Highlands Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Highlands (3660) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Shepparton & Central North, Victoria. It is about 90 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Highlands is in the federal electorates of Indi, McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Highlands was 219 and is comprised of approximately 43.4% females and 56.6% males.

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

84.8% of people living in the suburb of Highlands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 2.8% Denmark, 2.3% South Africa.

90.5% of people living in Highlands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Highlands is 39.1% No religion, 17.3% Catholic, 11.8% Anglican, 10.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.9% Uniting Church, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.4% Judaism.

56.8% of people are married, 20.5% have never married and 16.3% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Highlands.

48.7% of the people living in Highlands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Highlands has an unemployment rate of 10.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Highlands are 35.8% Managers, 17.0% Labourers, 15.1% Professionals, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 5.7% Sales workers, 5.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.7% Community & personal service workers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Highlands work in are 26.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 20.0% Construction, 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Education and training, 7.6% Retail trade, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 2.9% Manufacturing, 2.9% Wholesale trade.

55.4% of homes are fully owned, and 31.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $490 per week and the median household income is $972 per week.

The median rent in Highlands is $50 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1668 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Highlands postcode 3660

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