Delacombe Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Delacombe (3356) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 105 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Delacombe is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Delacombe was 4,932 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Delacombe is 34 years of age.

87.4% of people living in the suburb of Delacombe were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Sudan, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% China , 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Slovenia, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Croatia, 0.1% Peru, 0.1% Malta.

92.4% of people living in Delacombe speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Serbian, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Italian.

The religious makeup of Delacombe is 26.9% Catholic, 25.9% No religion, 14.0% Anglican, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.0% Uniting Church, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Salvation Army, 1.1% Churches of Christ, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

48.5% of people are married, 34.5% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 222 widowed people living in Delacombe.

56.3% of the people living in Delacombe over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Delacombe has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Delacombe are 17.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Sales workers, 13.2% Professionals, 12.5% Labourers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.7% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Delacombe work in are 15.4% Retail trade, 13.2% Manufacturing, 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Construction, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Education and training, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Other services.

32.3% of homes are fully owned, and 40.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $509 per week and the median household income is $1032 per week.

The median rent in Delacombe is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1408 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Delacombe postcode 3356

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