Merrijig Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Merrijig (3723) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Shepparton & Central North, Victoria. It is about 139 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Merrijig is in the federal electorate of Indi.

In the 2011 Census the population of Merrijig is 705 and is comprised of 44% females and 56% males.

The median/average age of the Merrijig population is 25 years of age, 12 years below the Australian average.

77.5% of people living in Merrijig were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.7%, Germany 1.6%, United States of America 1.3%, Hong Kong 1.1%, Canada 1%.

87.8% of people speak English as their first language 1.8% German, 1% Cantonese, 1% Thai, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Dutch.

The religious make up of Merrijig is 36.8% No Religion, 19.2% Anglican, 19% Catholic, 4.4% Uniting Church, 1.8% Buddhism.

36.2% of people are married, 53.6% have never married and 5.2% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Merrijig.

67% of the people living in Merrijig are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Merrijig has an unemployment rate of 1.4%.

The main occupations of people from Merrijig are Managers 26.1%, Professionals 20.2%, Labourers 11%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 9.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 9.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 5.1%, Sales Workers 4.8%.

The median individual income is $451.00 per week and the median household income is $1072.00 per week.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 31.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.9% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Merrijig is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Merrijig postcode 3723

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