Yarragon Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Yarragon (3823) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 106 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Yarragon is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Yarragon was 1,525 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yarragon is 40 years of age.

83.2% of people living in the suburb of Yarragon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.8% Italy, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Inadequately described, 0.3% Argentina.

92.7% of people living in Yarragon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Italian, 0.5% Other, 0.4% French, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Yarragon is 25.6% Catholic, 24.8% No religion, 17.8% Anglican, 9.9% Uniting Church, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.8% Lutheran.

52.3% of people are married, 30.9% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 67 widowed people living in Yarragon.

56.1% of the people living in Yarragon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Yarragon has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Yarragon are 18.3% Managers, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Professionals, 11.5% Labourers, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.2% Sales workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yarragon work in are 12.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.4% Retail trade, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Manufacturing, 9.3% Construction, 8.6% Education and training, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

40.9% of homes are fully owned, and 40.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $483 per week and the median household income is $1042 per week.

The median rent in Yarragon is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yarragon postcode 3823

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