Smeaton Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Smeaton (3364) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 106 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Smeaton is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Smeaton was 279 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

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

86.0% of people living in the suburb of Smeaton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 1.4% Croatia, 1.4% Germany, 1.4% Philippines, 1.1% New Zealand.

93.2% of people living in Smeaton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Filipino , 1.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Smeaton is 24.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 19.3% No religion, 16.4% Catholic, 13.6% Anglican, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.3% Uniting Church, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Salvation Army, 1.1% Lutheran.

56.4% of people are married, 20.8% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Smeaton.

65.5% of the people living in Smeaton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.3% are working on a part time basis. Smeaton has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Smeaton are 35.9% Managers, 14.1% Professionals, 10.6% Labourers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.9% Community & personal service workers, 4.2% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Smeaton work in are 33.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Construction, 6.4% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 2.8% Education and training, 2.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.4% of homes are fully owned, and 37.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $503 per week and the median household income is $890 per week.

The median rent in Smeaton is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Smeaton postcode 3364

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