Rutherglen Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Rutherglen (3685) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Shepparton & Central North, Victoria. It is about 236 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Rutherglen is in the federal electorate of Indi.

In the 2011 census the population of Rutherglen was 2,479 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rutherglen is 44 years of age.

89.4% of people living in the suburb of Rutherglen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.2% Japan, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Indonesia.

95.4% of people living in Rutherglen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Serbian, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Rutherglen is 28.0% Catholic, 24.2% Anglican, 22.8% No religion, 8.4% Uniting Church, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Buddhism, 0.6% Baptist.

51.5% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 155 widowed people living in Rutherglen.

57.4% of the people living in Rutherglen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Rutherglen has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Rutherglen are 19.8% Labourers, 16.4% Managers, 14.3% Professionals, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.0% Sales workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rutherglen work in are 24.0% Manufacturing, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Retail trade, 8.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Education and training, 5.5% Construction, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.5% of homes are fully owned, and 34.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $528 per week and the median household income is $962 per week.

The median rent in Rutherglen is $163 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1331 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rutherglen postcode 3685

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