Smythes Creek Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Smythes Creek (3351) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 109 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Smythes Creek is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Smythes Creek was 1,428 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Smythes Creek is 39 years of age.

85.8% of people living in the suburb of Smythes Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Romania, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Scotland.

93.1% of people living in Smythes Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Maltese, 0.4% Greek, 0.2% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Smythes Creek is 29.3% Catholic, 23.5% No religion, 13.9% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.9% Uniting Church, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.8% Eastern Orthodox, 0.8% Churches of Christ.

62.6% of people are married, 26.2% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Smythes Creek.

59.0% of the people living in Smythes Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Smythes Creek has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Smythes Creek are 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Professionals, 13.0% Managers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Labourers, 9.3% Sales workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Smythes Creek work in are 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 13.4% Manufacturing, 11.4% Retail trade, 9.3% Construction, 8.6% Education and training, 5.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.1% of homes are fully owned, and 46.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $558 per week and the median household income is $1334 per week.

The median rent in Smythes Creek is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Smythes Creek postcode 3351

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