Mount Helen Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Mount Helen (3350) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 98 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Mount Helen is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Helen was 2,718 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Helen is 28 years of age.

87.0% of people living in the suburb of Mount Helen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% China , 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Azerbaijan, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Nepal, 0.2% Switzerland, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

92.1% of people living in Mount Helen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% French, 0.4% German, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Russian, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Mount Helen is 31.0% Catholic, 27.7% No religion, 11.6% Anglican, 9.8% Uniting Church, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.0% Churches of Christ, 1.0% Buddhism.

47.8% of people are married, 44.5% have never married and 4.4% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 45 widowed people living in Mount Helen.

48.8% of the people living in Mount Helen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.5% are working on a part time basis. Mount Helen has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Helen are 22.8% Professionals, 14.1% Managers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Sales workers, 7.4% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Helen work in are 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.1% Education and training, 12.6% Retail trade, 9.1% Construction, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Manufacturing, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 2.9% Other services.

35.4% of homes are fully owned, and 46.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $443 per week and the median household income is $1536 per week.

The median rent in Mount Helen is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1649 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Helen postcode 3350

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