Grassmere Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Grassmere (3281) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 221 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Grassmere is in the federal electorate of Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Grassmere was 447 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Grassmere is 37 years of age.

90.4% of people living in the suburb of Grassmere were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% New Zealand, 1.8% England, 1.1% Thailand, 0.9% Netherlands.

95.8% of people living in Grassmere speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Japanese, 0.7% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Grassmere is 25.9% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 10.9% Uniting Church, 10.5% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.7% Christian, nfd, 4.2% Baptist, 2.2% Lutheran, 1.3% Buddhism.

63.2% of people are married, 27.5% have never married and 4.8% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Grassmere.

60.3% of the people living in Grassmere over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.8% are working on a part time basis. Grassmere has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Grassmere are 32.9% Managers, 14.6% Professionals, 10.8% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Labourers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Grassmere work in are 29.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Retail trade, 8.0% Education and training, 7.6% Health care and social assistance, 6.3% Wholesale trade, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.0% Other services, 4.6% Construction, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

36.2% of homes are fully owned, and 41.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $614 per week and the median household income is $1298 per week.

The median rent in Grassmere is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1250 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Grassmere postcode 3281

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