Ballarat North Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Ballarat North (3350) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 102 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Ballarat North is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Ballarat North was 3,923 and is comprised of approximately 53.8% females and 46.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ballarat North is 40 years of age.

89.4% of people living in the suburb of Ballarat North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% India, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% China , 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Timor-Leste.

94.4% of people living in Ballarat North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Croatian, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Sinhalese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Ballarat North is 32.5% Catholic, 21.3% No religion, 15.0% Anglican, 10.6% Uniting Church, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Baptist, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Churches of Christ, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

45.7% of people are married, 32.6% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 326 widowed people living in Ballarat North.

56.5% of the people living in Ballarat North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Ballarat North has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Ballarat North are 23.1% Professionals, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Managers, 11.3% Sales workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Labourers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ballarat North work in are 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.1% Retail trade, 10.3% Manufacturing, 10.0% Construction, 9.7% Education and training, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 3.7% Other services.

37.1% of homes are fully owned, and 31.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $509 per week and the median household income is $878 per week.

The median rent in Ballarat North is $189 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ballarat North postcode 3350

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