Meelon Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Meelon (6208) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 81 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Meelon is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Meelon was 224 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

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

73.6% of people living in the suburb of Meelon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 3.1% Ireland, 2.6% Zimbabwe, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.8% Tonga, 1.8% Philippines, 1.8% Scotland, 1.3% United States of America, 1.3% Italy.

91.6% of people living in Meelon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Italian, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Tagalog, 1.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Meelon is 32.9% Anglican, 23.6% No religion, 18.7% Catholic, 6.7% Uniting Church, 3.1% Other Religious Groups, 2.7% Salvation Army, 2.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.

63.2% of people are married, 21.4% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Meelon.

51.7% of the people living in Meelon 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. Meelon has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Meelon are 30.4% Managers, 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Professionals, 10.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Labourers, 7.0% Sales workers, 3.5% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Meelon work in are 26.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 16.0% Manufacturing, 14.3% Construction, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Retail trade, 5.0% Health care and social assistance, 3.4% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.4% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

31.7% of homes are fully owned, and 35.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $529 per week and the median household income is $1212 per week.

The median rent in Meelon is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meelon postcode 6208

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