Dandenong North Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Dandenong North (3175) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 27 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Dandenong North is in the federal electorate of Bruce.

In the 2011 census the population of Dandenong North was 21,910 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dandenong North is 37 years of age.

44.9% of people living in the suburb of Dandenong North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% Sri Lanka, 4.7% India, 2.4% Vietnam, 2.2% Italy, 2.2% England, 2.1% Afghanistan, 2.1% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.6% Greece, 1.5% Mauritius, 1.4% China , 1.4% Lebanon, 1.3% Croatia, 1.0% Cambodia.

42.2% of people living in Dandenong North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Other, 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.4% Greek, 4.4% Arabic, 4.1% Serbian, 3.6% Vietnamese, 3.1% Italian, 3.0% Sinhalese, 2.4% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Dandenong North is 27.4% Catholic, 11.5% No religion, 11.2% Eastern Orthodox, 9.3% Islam, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Anglican, 7.0% Buddhism, 4.2% Hinduism, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd.

51.3% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 1108 widowed people living in Dandenong North.

58.6% of the people living in Dandenong North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Dandenong North has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Dandenong North are 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Labourers, 13.3% Professionals, 11.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Managers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dandenong North work in are 19.9% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Construction, 6.1% Wholesale trade, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Education and training, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

35.5% of homes are fully owned, and 35.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $430 per week and the median household income is $1031 per week.

The median rent in Dandenong North is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dandenong North postcode 3175

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