Snake Valley Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Snake Valley (3351) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 124 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Snake Valley is in the federal electorate of Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Snake Valley was 587 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Snake Valley is 43 years of age.

82.9% of people living in the suburb of Snake Valley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 1.0% Ireland, 0.9% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Chile, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands.

92.7% of people living in Snake Valley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Spanish, 0.5% Filipino , 0.5% Polish, 0.5% Greek.

The religious makeup of Snake Valley is 33.7% No religion, 21.3% Catholic, 19.1% Anglican, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.8% Uniting Church, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Lutheran, 0.9% Churches of Christ.

45.3% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 5.5% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Snake Valley.

55.8% of the people living in Snake Valley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. Snake Valley has an unemployment rate of 10.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Snake Valley are 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Labourers, 12.3% Professionals, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Managers, 10.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.6% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Snake Valley work in are 15.0% Manufacturing, 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 9.3% Education and training, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Construction, 5.8% Other services, 5.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

50.9% of homes are fully owned, and 39.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $375 per week and the median household income is $823 per week.

The median rent in Snake Valley is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1120 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Snake Valley postcode 3351

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