Heywood Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Heywood (3304) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 295 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Heywood is in the federal electorate of Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Heywood was 1,725 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Heywood is 44 years of age.

89.0% of people living in the suburb of Heywood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% New Zealand, 2.0% England, 1.1% Netherlands, 0.7% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Malta.

95.5% of people living in Heywood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Hungarian, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% German, 0.2% Maltese, 0.2% Other .

The religious makeup of Heywood is 25.8% No religion, 15.3% Anglican, 14.8% Uniting Church, 13.4% Catholic, 11.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.5% Lutheran, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

47.6% of people are married, 29.7% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 143 widowed people living in Heywood.

56.6% of the people living in Heywood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Heywood has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Heywood are 17.6% Managers, 15.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.6% Labourers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 10.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.4% Professionals, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Heywood work in are 17.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.3% Manufacturing, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 7.6% Construction, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Education and training, 3.7% Accommodation and food services.

42.0% of homes are fully owned, and 31.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $425 per week and the median household income is $771 per week.

The median rent in Heywood is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Heywood postcode 3304

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