Shepparton Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Shepparton (3630) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Shepparton & Central North, Victoria. It is about 164 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Shepparton is in the federal electorate of Murray.

In the 2011 census the population of Shepparton was 29,553 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Shepparton is 36 years of age.

76.0% of people living in the suburb of Shepparton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% India, 1.8% Afghanistan, 1.6% Italy, 1.3% England, 1.2% Iraq, 1.0% Albania, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Turkey, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Sudan, 0.3% China , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Greece.

76.5% of people living in Shepparton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Arabic, 3.3% Other, 2.5% Italian, 1.2% Turkish, 1.2% Punjabi, 1.1% Dari, 1.0% Persian, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Shepparton is 27.2% Catholic, 19.4% No religion, 13.2% Anglican, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Islam, 7.1% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other Religious Groups, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox.

46.4% of people are married, 34.0% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 1591 widowed people living in Shepparton.

57.3% of the people living in Shepparton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Shepparton has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Shepparton are 18.5% Professionals, 15.0% Labourers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Sales workers, 10.9% Managers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Shepparton work in are 16.1% Health care and social assistance, 14.1% Retail trade, 11.7% Manufacturing, 8.3% Education and training, 8.1% Construction, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Other services, 4.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.9% Public administration and safety.

29.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $495 per week and the median household income is $925 per week.

The median rent in Shepparton is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Shepparton postcode 3630

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