Traralgon East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Traralgon East (3844) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 146 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Traralgon East is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Traralgon East was 1,864 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Traralgon East is 38 years of age.

87.8% of people living in the suburb of Traralgon East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% China , 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Cook Islands, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Malta.

94.8% of people living in Traralgon East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Italian, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Traralgon East is 29.1% Catholic, 22.5% Anglican, 22.0% No religion, 6.6% Uniting Church, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Pentecostal.

64.1% of people are married, 25.9% have never married and 5.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 26 widowed people living in Traralgon East.

60.3% of the people living in Traralgon East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.4% are working on a part time basis. Traralgon East has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Traralgon East are 19.1% Professionals, 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Managers, 9.8% Sales workers, 8.3% Labourers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.8% Community & personal service workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Traralgon East work in are 11.9% Retail trade, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Manufacturing, 9.7% Education and training, 9.0% Construction, 8.7% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

36.0% of homes are fully owned, and 53.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $681 per week and the median household income is $1963 per week.

The median rent in Traralgon East is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1831 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Traralgon East postcode 3844

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