Murchison East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Murchison East (3610) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Shepparton & Central North, Victoria. It is about 135 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Murchison East is in the federal electorate of Murray.

In the 2011 census the population of Murchison East was 212 and is comprised of approximately 59.0% females and 41.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Murchison East is 40 years of age.

81.7% of people living in the suburb of Murchison East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% Samoa, 3.3% New Zealand, 2.3% Tonga, 2.3% Turkey, 1.4% England.

86.4% of people living in Murchison East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Samoan, 3.7% Other, 1.4% Vietnamese, 1.4% Other, 1.4% Italian, 1.4% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Murchison East is 29.2% No religion, 26.9% Catholic, 13.2% Anglican, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Islam, 1.4% Buddhism.

51.3% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 5.7% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Murchison East.

40.0% of the people living in Murchison East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 43.5% are working on a part time basis. Murchison East has an unemployment rate of 12.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Murchison East are 24.3% Technicians & trades workers, 23.0% Professionals, 17.6% Labourers, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.2% Managers, 5.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Murchison East work in are 23.0% Health care and social assistance, 18.9% Retail trade, 12.2% Construction, 10.8% Education and training, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 8.1% Other services, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.1% Manufacturing.

40.7% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $381 per week and the median household income is $700 per week.

The median rent in Murchison East is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $953 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murchison East postcode 3610

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