Eureka Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Eureka (3350) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 100 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Eureka is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Eureka was 629 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

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

83.6% of people living in the suburb of Eureka were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 1.6% India, 1.3% Netherlands, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.8% Inadequately described, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% China , 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Germany.

88.1% of people living in Eureka speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Italian, 1.1% Other, 0.6% Punjabi, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Tamil, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Serbian, 0.5% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Eureka is 33.2% No religion, 21.3% Catholic, 14.1% Anglican, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Uniting Church, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Churches of Christ, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Lutheran.

34.8% of people are married, 43.2% have never married and 13.0% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 30 widowed people living in Eureka.

54.5% of the people living in Eureka over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Eureka has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Eureka are 21.1% Professionals, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Labourers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Managers, 8.8% Sales workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Eureka work in are 13.0% Retail trade, 13.0% Manufacturing, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Education and training, 9.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Construction, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Administrative and support services.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $463 per week and the median household income is $845 per week.

The median rent in Eureka is $228 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Eureka postcode 3350

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