Seymour Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Seymour (3660) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Shepparton & Central North, Victoria. It is about 89 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Seymour is in the federal electorate of McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Seymour was 6,370 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Seymour is 42 years of age.

83.4% of people living in the suburb of Seymour were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.0% China , 0.8% Italy, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Malta, 0.2% India, 0.2% Romania, 0.2% Poland, 0.1% Malaysia, 0.1% Greece.

89.4% of people living in Seymour speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Maltese, 0.1% Polish.

The religious makeup of Seymour is 27.8% Catholic, 25.2% No religion, 17.7% Anglican, 11.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 5.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Baptist, 0.8% Lutheran.

41.8% of people are married, 35.2% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 424 widowed people living in Seymour.

53.9% of the people living in Seymour over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Seymour has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Seymour are 17.3% Labourers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Professionals, 11.7% Sales workers, 9.9% Managers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Seymour work in are 13.3% Retail trade, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Public administration and safety, 9.5% Manufacturing, 9.4% Construction, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Education and training, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.5% Administrative and support services.

34.4% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $459 per week and the median household income is $829 per week.

The median rent in Seymour is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1127 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Seymour postcode 3660

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