Shelford Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Shelford (3329) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 90 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Shelford is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Shelford was 316 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Shelford is 40 years of age.

88.6% of people living in the suburb of Shelford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.9% Northern Ireland.

95.0% of people living in Shelford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Italian, 0.9% Hungarian, 0.9% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Shelford is 22.2% No religion, 19.3% Catholic, 16.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.8% Anglican, 7.6% Uniting Church, 5.4% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.3% Seventh-day Adventist.

59.8% of people are married, 27.7% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 1.2% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Shelford.

63.0% of the people living in Shelford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Shelford has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Shelford are 31.5% Managers, 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Professionals, 10.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Labourers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.2% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Shelford work in are 35.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.7% Manufacturing, 9.5% Education and training, 8.3% Health care and social assistance, 5.4% Other services, 4.8% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.6% Construction.

39.3% of homes are fully owned, and 36.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $536 per week and the median household income is $1151 per week.

The median rent in Shelford is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $759 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Shelford postcode 3329

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