Colac East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Colac East (3250) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 132 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Colac East is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Colac East was 304 and is comprised of approximately 43.1% females and 56.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Colac East is 50 years of age.

93.5% of people living in the suburb of Colac East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.3% New Zealand, 1.3% Netherlands, 1.3% England.

94.1% of people living in Colac East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Colac East is 38.5% No religion, 16.1% Catholic, 12.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.2% Anglican, 9.5% Uniting Church, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Latter-day Saints, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Baptist.

29.9% of people are married, 53.5% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Colac East.

48.0% of the people living in Colac East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.0% are working on a part time basis. Colac East has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Colac East are 24.5% Labourers, 16.0% Managers, 13.8% Sales workers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Professionals, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Colac East work in are 20.2% Health care and social assistance, 14.9% Accommodation and food services, 13.8% Retail trade, 13.8% Manufacturing, 7.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.4% Administrative and support services, 6.4% Construction, 4.3% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.3% Education and training.

46.2% of homes are fully owned, and 20.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $220 per week and the median household income is $717 per week.

The median rent in Colac East is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Colac East postcode 3250

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