Boolarra Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Boolarra (3870) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 130 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Boolarra is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Boolarra was 1,003 and is comprised of approximately 53.0% females and 47.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Boolarra is 45 years of age.

85.6% of people living in the suburb of Boolarra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Germany, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Malta, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Philippines.

96.2% of people living in Boolarra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Boolarra is 37.2% No religion, 19.5% Anglican, 16.4% Catholic, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Buddhism, 1.0% Lutheran.

51.3% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 34 widowed people living in Boolarra.

53.3% of the people living in Boolarra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Boolarra has an unemployment rate of 10.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Boolarra are 19.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Labourers, 14.2% Managers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Professionals, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 7.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Boolarra work in are 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Construction, 11.0% Education and training, 9.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.4% Retail trade, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.0% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

43.8% of homes are fully owned, and 43.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $398 per week and the median household income is $910 per week.

The median rent in Boolarra is $163 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $876 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Boolarra postcode 3870

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