Neerim East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Neerim East (3831) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 90 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Neerim East is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Neerim East was 259 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Neerim East is 48 years of age.

69.8% of people living in the suburb of Neerim East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.9% Croatia, 1.6% Germany.

85.4% of people living in Neerim East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% French.

The religious makeup of Neerim East is 22.8% Anglican, 20.1% Catholic, 19.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 17.8% No religion, 5.4% Christian, nfd, 4.6% Uniting Church, 2.7% Buddhism, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Churches of Christ.

55.9% of people are married, 26.5% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 1.4% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Neerim East.

54.2% of the people living in Neerim East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.3% are working on a part time basis. Neerim East has an unemployment rate of 8.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Neerim East are 23.9% Managers, 18.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Labourers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 2.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Neerim East work in are 17.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 9.0% Wholesale trade, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Education and training, 5.3% Retail trade, 5.3% Manufacturing.

38.6% of homes are fully owned, and 47.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $569 per week and the median household income is $1295 per week.

The median rent in Neerim East is $126 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1815 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Neerim East postcode 3831

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