Fairhaven Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Fairhaven (3231) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 106 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Fairhaven is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Fairhaven was 354 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fairhaven is 46 years of age.

80.6% of people living in the suburb of Fairhaven were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.4% Canada, 1.4% Germany, 1.1% Poland, 1.1% Singapore.

86.0% of people living in Fairhaven speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Dutch, 0.8% Hungarian, 0.8% German, 0.8% Greek, 0.8% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Fairhaven is 36.3% No religion, 19.2% Catholic, 14.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.7% Anglican, 6.5% Uniting Church, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

63.0% of people are married, 26.6% have never married and 4.5% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Fairhaven.

42.2% of the people living in Fairhaven over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.3% are working on a part time basis. Fairhaven has an unemployment rate of 9.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Fairhaven are 32.9% Professionals, 19.9% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Managers, 9.6% Labourers, 8.9% Sales workers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 4.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Fairhaven work in are 19.4% Education and training, 15.3% Construction, 13.9% Accommodation and food services, 10.4% Retail trade, 9.7% Public administration and safety, 9.0% Manufacturing, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Health care and social assistance, 4.2% Arts and recreation services.

55.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $614 per week and the median household income is $1149 per week.

The median rent in Fairhaven is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1874 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fairhaven postcode 3231

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