Hamilton Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Hamilton (3300) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 259 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Hamilton is in the federal electorate of Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Hamilton was 10,104 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

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

88.2% of people living in the suburb of Hamilton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% China , 0.2% India, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Canada, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Wales, 0.1% Vietnam.

94.8% of people living in Hamilton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% German, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Hamilton is 22.1% No religion, 20.7% Catholic, 14.0% Anglican, 11.9% Uniting Church, 7.8% Lutheran, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal.

50.3% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 796 widowed people living in Hamilton.

55.9% of the people living in Hamilton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.3% are working on a part time basis. Hamilton has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Hamilton are 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.8% Professionals, 12.8% Managers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Labourers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hamilton work in are 16.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Retail trade, 8.8% Education and training, 8.4% Construction, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Manufacturing, 5.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.9% Other services.

42.5% of homes are fully owned, and 28.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $512 per week and the median household income is $904 per week.

The median rent in Hamilton is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1124 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hamilton postcode 3300

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