Ripplebrook Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Ripplebrook (3818) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 82 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Ripplebrook is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Ripplebrook was 413 and is comprised of approximately 47.5% females and 52.5% males.

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

79.7% of people living in the suburb of Ripplebrook were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.5% Italy.

89.4% of people living in Ripplebrook speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Italian, 0.7% German.

The religious makeup of Ripplebrook is 29.2% No religion, 17.9% Anglican, 17.4% Catholic, 14.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.5% Uniting Church, 5.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Churches of Christ, 0.7% Salvation Army.

56.4% of people are married, 31.5% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Ripplebrook.

60.4% of the people living in Ripplebrook over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Ripplebrook has an unemployment rate of 1.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Ripplebrook are 26.6% Managers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Labourers, 12.6% Professionals, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.9% Sales workers, 5.9% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Ripplebrook work in are 22.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.2% Construction, 9.0% Wholesale trade, 8.1% Education and training, 7.2% Retail trade, 6.8% Manufacturing, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Health care and social assistance, 5.9% Other services.

44.0% of homes are fully owned, and 40.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $529 per week and the median household income is $1336 per week.

The median rent in Ripplebrook is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1532 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ripplebrook postcode 3818

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