Thomastown Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Thomastown (3074) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 15 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Thomastown is in the federal electorates of Batman, Scullin.

In the 2011 census the population of Thomastown was 20,331 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Thomastown is 38 years of age.

43.3% of people living in the suburb of Thomastown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% Italy, 7.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 5.2% Vietnam, 5.0% Greece, 4.6% India, 1.9% Lebanon, 1.6% Iraq, 1.4% Turkey, 1.2% China , 1.1% Malta, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Cyprus, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Croatia.

26.2% of people living in Thomastown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.7% Macedonian, 11.2% Italian, 8.4% Arabic, 7.8% Vietnamese, 7.7% Greek, 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Punjabi, 2.9% Turkish, 2.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Thomastown is 29.0% Catholic, 22.4% Eastern Orthodox, 12.8% Islam, 7.8% No religion, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Buddhism, 3.3% Other Religious Groups, 3.1% Anglican, 2.3% Hinduism, 0.9% Uniting Church.

54.7% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 1031 widowed people living in Thomastown.

58.6% of the people living in Thomastown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.5% are working on a part time basis. Thomastown has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Thomastown are 17.7% Labourers, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Professionals, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.4% Managers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Thomastown work in are 19.3% Manufacturing, 11.5% Retail trade, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Construction, 7.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

48.6% of homes are fully owned, and 24.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $360 per week and the median household income is $900 per week.

The median rent in Thomastown is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thomastown postcode 3074

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