North Shore Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

North Shore (3214) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 61 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. North Shore is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 census the population of North Shore was 355 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of North Shore is 39 years of age.

79.4% of people living in the suburb of North Shore were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% Netherlands, 2.0% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.4% India, 1.4% Poland, 1.4% Philippines, 1.1% Croatia, 1.1% Korea, Republic of , 1.1% Germany.

83.7% of people living in North Shore speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Croatian, 1.7% Dutch, 1.7% Filipino , 1.4% Italian, 0.8% Korean, 0.8% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of North Shore is 28.2% Catholic, 26.8% No religion, 13.8% Anglican, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.5% Baptist, 2.5% Other religious affiliation , 2.0% Buddhism, 1.7% Jehovah's Witnesses.

34.5% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 18.1% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in North Shore.

58.2% of the people living in North Shore over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. North Shore has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in North Shore are 19.8% Professionals, 19.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.0% Labourers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 4.3% Managers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from North Shore work in are 18.9% Manufacturing, 11.6% Education and training, 10.4% Construction, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Retail trade, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 3.7% Arts and recreation services.

29.7% of homes are fully owned, and 25.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $618 per week and the median household income is $912 per week.

The median rent in North Shore is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1040 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for North Shore postcode 3214

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