Penshurst Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Penshurst (3289) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Grampians, Victoria. It is about 235 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Penshurst is in the federal electorate of Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Penshurst was 734 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Penshurst is 48 years of age.

85.0% of people living in the suburb of Penshurst were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% New Zealand, 2.7% England, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Malta.

92.9% of people living in Penshurst speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Dutch, 0.8% Indonesian, 0.4% Khmer, 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Penshurst is 30.2% Catholic, 16.2% No religion, 16.1% Lutheran, 10.5% Anglican, 9.9% Uniting Church, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.8% Latter-day Saints.

54.7% of people are married, 24.1% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 59 widowed people living in Penshurst.

54.8% of the people living in Penshurst 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. Penshurst has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Penshurst are 32.6% Managers, 14.9% Professionals, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 8.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Labourers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.8% Sales workers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Penshurst work in are 33.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Education and training, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Retail trade, 5.3% Construction, 4.3% Manufacturing, 3.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

49.3% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $415 per week and the median household income is $903 per week.

The median rent in Penshurst is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $780 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Penshurst postcode 3289

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