Epping Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Epping (3076) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 19 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Epping is in the federal electorate of Scullin.

In the 2011 census the population of Epping was 26,346 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the people in Epping is 32 years of age.

61.0% of people living in the suburb of Epping were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% India, 3.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 2.9% Italy, 2.1% Sri Lanka, 1.5% Greece, 1.4% Philippines, 1.2% England, 1.1% Vietnam, 1.1% Iraq, 1.1% China , 1.1% New Zealand, 0.7% Lebanon, 0.7% Malta, 0.5% Turkey.

51.8% of people living in Epping speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Macedonian, 5.6% Italian, 4.2% Arabic, 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Greek, 3.2% Punjabi, 2.9% Other, 1.8% Hindi, 1.7% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Epping is 32.3% Catholic, 14.4% Eastern Orthodox, 12.7% No religion, 7.5% Islam, 7.1% Anglican, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Hinduism, 3.4% Other Religious Groups, 3.3% Buddhism, 1.7% Uniting Church.

53.6% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 911 widowed people living in Epping.

61.7% of the people living in Epping over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. Epping has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Epping are 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Professionals, 12.1% Labourers, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Sales workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Managers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Epping work in are 15.4% Manufacturing, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Construction, 7.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Education and training, 4.8% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Wholesale trade.

26.0% of homes are fully owned, and 48.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $542 per week and the median household income is $1283 per week.

The median rent in Epping is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1803 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Epping postcode 3076

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