Fernbank Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Fernbank (3864) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 208 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Fernbank is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Fernbank was 393 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fernbank is 46 years of age.

81.9% of people living in the suburb of Fernbank were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.5% Belgium, 1.3% Italy, 1.0% Germany, 1.0% Vietnam, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% New Zealand.

86.7% of people living in Fernbank speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% Polish, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% German.

The religious makeup of Fernbank is 22.4% Catholic, 21.9% No religion, 21.9% Anglican, 13.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.9% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.5% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.8% Islam, 0.8% Salvation Army.

56.6% of people are married, 23.5% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Fernbank.

56.6% of the people living in Fernbank over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.0% are working on a part time basis. Fernbank has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Fernbank are 26.5% Managers, 15.3% Labourers, 12.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 8.8% Professionals, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fernbank work in are 30.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.5% Retail trade, 8.8% Education and training, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Other services, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.9% Construction, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Arts and recreation services.

48.2% of homes are fully owned, and 36.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $455 per week and the median household income is $883 per week.

The median rent in Fernbank is $80 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fernbank postcode 3864

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