Stratford Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Stratford (3862) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, North Eastern, Victoria. It is about 186 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Stratford is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Stratford was 2,615 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Stratford is 42 years of age.

84.7% of people living in the suburb of Stratford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Denmark, 0.2% Peru, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Belgium, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Singapore.

92.1% of people living in Stratford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% German, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Polish, 0.1% French.

The religious makeup of Stratford is 27.4% No religion, 22.3% Anglican, 20.1% Catholic, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.8% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 0.8% Buddhism, 0.7% Lutheran.

58.0% of people are married, 25.0% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 118 widowed people living in Stratford.

55.9% of the people living in Stratford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Stratford has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Stratford are 19.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.8% Managers, 14.1% Professionals, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Labourers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Stratford work in are 12.5% Retail trade, 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.9% Construction, 7.2% Manufacturing, 7.2% Education and training, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Mining, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 43.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $507 per week and the median household income is $996 per week.

The median rent in Stratford is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Stratford postcode 3862

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