Nerrena Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Nerrena (3953) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 118 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Nerrena is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Nerrena was 534 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Nerrena is 43 years of age.

86.8% of people living in the suburb of Nerrena were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.5% Italy, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Japan, 0.9% Scotland.

92.9% of people living in Nerrena speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% French, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.6% German, 0.6% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Nerrena is 35.5% No religion, 19.0% Catholic, 13.0% Anglican, 7.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Pentecostal, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.9% Other religious affiliation .

59.1% of people are married, 23.5% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Nerrena.

62.0% of the people living in Nerrena over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Nerrena has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Nerrena are 35.6% Managers, 13.9% Professionals, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Technicians & trades workers, 10.2% Labourers, 6.4% Sales workers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.4% Community & personal service workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nerrena work in are 31.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.2% Manufacturing, 8.8% Retail trade, 8.1% Construction, 6.8% Health care and social assistance, 5.4% Education and training, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Other services, 5.1% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

39.4% of homes are fully owned, and 39.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $617 per week and the median household income is $1161 per week.

The median rent in Nerrena is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1257 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nerrena postcode 3953

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