Linton Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Linton (3360) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 125 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Linton is in the federal electorates of Corangamite, Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Linton was 591 and is comprised of approximately 45.7% females and 54.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Linton is 49 years of age.

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Linton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 2.0% Netherlands, 2.0% Scotland, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Germany, 0.8% Wales, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Ireland.

95.1% of people living in Linton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Russian, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.5% German, 0.5% Urdu, 0.5% French.

The religious makeup of Linton is 26.7% No religion, 22.3% Catholic, 15.7% Anglican, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.7% Uniting Church, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.0% Islam, 1.0% Buddhism.

45.3% of people are married, 29.1% have never married and 13.6% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Linton.

51.8% of the people living in Linton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.4% are working on a part time basis. Linton has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Linton are 18.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.3% Professionals, 16.3% Labourers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Managers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.7% Sales workers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Linton work in are 16.8% Health care and social assistance, 13.3% Public administration and safety, 9.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.4% Retail trade, 8.0% Other services, 5.8% Manufacturing, 5.8% Education and training, 5.8% Construction, 5.3% Administrative and support services.

50.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $393 per week and the median household income is $730 per week.

The median rent in Linton is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $861 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Linton postcode 3360

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