Northcote Demographics (VIC) Local Stats
In the 2011 census the population of Northcote was 22,920 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.
The median/average age of the people in Northcote is 36 years of age.
68.9% of people living in the suburb of Northcote were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% Greece, 3.2% England, 2.9% Italy, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.0% China , 1.0% India, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.7% United States of America, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Lebanon, 0.3% South Africa.
71.0% of people living in Northcote speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.5% Greek, 4.5% Italian, 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.2% Vietnamese, 1.0% Arabic, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.7% Macedonian.
The religious makeup of Northcote is 40.7% No religion, 21.4% Catholic, 11.8% Eastern Orthodox, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Anglican, 2.5% Buddhism, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.6% Uniting Church, 1.3% Islam, 0.9% Hinduism.
37.0% of people are married, 49.1% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 941 widowed people living in Northcote.
59.6% of the people living in Northcote over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Northcote has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.
The main occupations of people living in Northcote are 41.8% Professionals, 13.8% Managers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Technicians & trades workers, 6.7% Sales workers, 3.8% Labourers, 2.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.
The main industries people from Northcote work in are 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Education and training, 13.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 7.5% Retail trade, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.8% Financial and insurance services, 4.3% Construction.
30.9% of homes are fully owned, and 29.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.9% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $736 per week and the median household income is $1564 per week.
The median rent in Northcote is $346 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2013 per month.
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