Northcote Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Northcote (3070) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 5 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Northcote is in the federal electorate of Batman.

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.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Northcote postcode 3070

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