Tarwin Lower Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Tarwin Lower (3956) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 126 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Tarwin Lower is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Tarwin Lower was 363 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tarwin Lower is 50 years of age.

77.4% of people living in the suburb of Tarwin Lower were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 3.0% New Zealand, 2.2% Netherlands, 1.9% Jersey, 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% Ethiopia, 1.1% Germany.

92.5% of people living in Tarwin Lower speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Tarwin Lower is 33.7% No religion, 19.9% Catholic, 19.1% Anglican, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Buddhism, 1.1% Lutheran, 0.8% Judaism.

66.0% of people are married, 22.0% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Tarwin Lower.

54.1% of the people living in Tarwin Lower over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Tarwin Lower has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Tarwin Lower are 38.5% Managers, 13.6% Professionals, 11.2% Sales workers, 11.2% Labourers, 8.3% Technicians & trades workers, 5.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tarwin Lower work in are 35.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Construction, 9.6% Retail trade, 5.4% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.8% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 3.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.6% Accommodation and food services.

43.3% of homes are fully owned, and 30.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $410 per week and the median household income is $971 per week.

The median rent in Tarwin Lower is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tarwin Lower postcode 3956

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