Portland North Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Portland North (3305) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 301 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Portland North is in the federal electorate of Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Portland North was 671 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

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

87.5% of people living in the suburb of Portland North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% New Zealand, 2.1% England, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Philippines.

95.4% of people living in Portland North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.7% German.

The religious makeup of Portland North is 32.1% No religion, 14.2% Catholic, 12.7% Anglican, 9.6% Uniting Church, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Lutheran, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Baptist, 1.5% Other religious affiliation .

56.0% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 23 widowed people living in Portland North.

57.9% of the people living in Portland North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Portland North has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Portland North are 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Labourers, 14.9% Professionals, 14.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.5% Managers, 9.3% Sales workers, 9.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Portland North work in are 22.4% Manufacturing, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Retail trade, 8.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.7% Education and training, 5.9% Construction, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Public administration and safety.

35.7% of homes are fully owned, and 44.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $566 per week and the median household income is $1458 per week.

The median rent in Portland North is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Portland North postcode 3305

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