Port Melbourne Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Port Melbourne (3207) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 4 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Port Melbourne is in the federal electorate of Melbourne Ports.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Melbourne was 14,521 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Port Melbourne is 38 years of age.

64.7% of people living in the suburb of Port Melbourne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 2.6% Greece, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% China , 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% India, 0.4% France.

73.4% of people living in Port Melbourne speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.1% Greek, 2.2% Other, 1.6% Italian, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.8% Russian, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% French, 0.7% German.

The religious makeup of Port Melbourne is 28.5% No religion, 24.2% Catholic, 14.0% Anglican, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Islam, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.2% Christian, nfd.

39.3% of people are married, 43.1% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 518 widowed people living in Port Melbourne.

71.6% of the people living in Port Melbourne over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.5% are working on a part time basis. Port Melbourne has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Melbourne are 36.5% Professionals, 23.5% Managers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 6.3% Technicians & trades workers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 2.4% Labourers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Port Melbourne work in are 18.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.1% Financial and insurance services, 7.8% Manufacturing, 7.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Retail trade, 5.9% Education and training, 5.5% Construction, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Accommodation and food services.

23.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1091 per week and the median household income is $1995 per week.

The median rent in Port Melbourne is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2535 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Melbourne postcode 3207

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