Mount Pleasant Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Mount Pleasant (3350) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 102 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Mount Pleasant is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Pleasant was 2,122 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Pleasant is 31 years of age.

84.9% of people living in the suburb of Mount Pleasant were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% China , 0.4% Sudan, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Ghana, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Spain, 0.2% Togo, 0.2% Saudi Arabia.

89.3% of people living in Mount Pleasant speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Arabic, 1.2% Other, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.4% Serbian, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Croatian, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Mount Pleasant is 31.5% No religion, 22.1% Catholic, 13.9% Anglican, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Churches of Christ, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Lutheran.

38.7% of people are married, 42.3% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 81 widowed people living in Mount Pleasant.

52.0% of the people living in Mount Pleasant over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.4% are working on a part time basis. Mount Pleasant has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Pleasant are 20.9% Professionals, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Labourers, 11.1% Sales workers, 8.2% Managers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Pleasant work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Retail trade, 10.0% Manufacturing, 9.5% Education and training, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Construction, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Other services.

27.3% of homes are fully owned, and 33.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $485 per week and the median household income is $905 per week.

The median rent in Mount Pleasant is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1127 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Pleasant postcode 3350

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