Picola Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Picola (3639) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Shepparton & Central North, Victoria. It is about 202 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Picola is in the federal electorate of Murray.

In the 2011 census the population of Picola was 334 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Picola is 50 years of age.

92.4% of people living in the suburb of Picola were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 1.8% Scotland.

94.9% of people living in Picola speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Thai, 1.2% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Picola is 25.7% No religion, 19.2% Catholic, 15.3% Anglican, 15.3% Uniting Church, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Churches of Christ, 2.4% Baptist, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Buddhism.

53.0% of people are married, 27.4% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 7.1% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Picola.

62.1% of the people living in Picola over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. Picola has an unemployment rate of 1.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Picola are 38.5% Managers, 17.2% Labourers, 10.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.3% Professionals, 8.3% Sales workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.9% Community & personal service workers, 4.7% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Picola work in are 39.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Retail trade, 6.9% Education and training, 6.4% Manufacturing, 5.8% Construction, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Other services, 5.2% Accommodation and food services.

48.2% of homes are fully owned, and 33.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $359 per week and the median household income is $718 per week.

The median rent in Picola is $69 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1170 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Picola postcode 3639

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