Murchison Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Murchison (3610) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Shepparton & Central North, Victoria. It is about 135 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Murchison is in the federal electorate of Murray.

In the 2011 census the population of Murchison was 1,047 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Murchison is 45 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Murchison were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% Bermuda, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.5% Tonga, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Italy.

91.0% of people living in Murchison speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.8% Serbian, 0.8% German, 0.7% Italian, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Murchison is 25.4% Catholic, 22.0% No religion, 17.4% Anglican, 13.8% Uniting Church, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox, 0.7% Baptist, 0.4% Buddhism.

50.9% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 74 widowed people living in Murchison.

57.9% of the people living in Murchison over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Murchison has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Murchison are 20.0% Managers, 18.1% Labourers, 14.3% Professionals, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murchison work in are 18.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Manufacturing, 9.7% Education and training, 9.0% Retail trade, 6.6% Construction, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Other services, 4.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

41.7% of homes are fully owned, and 36.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $463 per week and the median household income is $836 per week.

The median rent in Murchison is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1135 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murchison postcode 3610

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