Heyfield Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Heyfield (3858) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 160 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Heyfield is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Heyfield was 1,937 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Heyfield is 41 years of age.

90.5% of people living in the suburb of Heyfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.4% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.4% Poland, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Ukraine, 0.3% China , 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Taiwan, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Scotland.

95.5% of people living in Heyfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Heyfield is 27.6% No religion, 26.2% Anglican, 25.8% Catholic, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Lutheran, 0.7% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.7% Other Religious Groups.

47.7% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 171 widowed people living in Heyfield.

53.9% of the people living in Heyfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Heyfield has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Heyfield are 19.0% Labourers, 14.3% Managers, 13.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.9% Sales workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Professionals, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Heyfield work in are 16.2% Manufacturing, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Retail trade, 11.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.7% Construction, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.2% Education and training, 3.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

42.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $402 per week and the median household income is $749 per week.

The median rent in Heyfield is $155 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $975 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Heyfield postcode 3858

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