Maidstone Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Maidstone (3012) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 9 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Maidstone is in the federal electorates of Gellibrand, Maribyrnong.

In the 2011 census the population of Maidstone was 7,750 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Maidstone is 32 years of age.

45.2% of people living in the suburb of Maidstone were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 15.2% Vietnam, 3.8% China , 3.4% India, 1.5% Philippines, 1.5% Italy, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Malaysia, 1.1% England, 0.8% Greece, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Afghanistan, 0.6% Iran, 0.6% Ethiopia, 0.6% Chile.

38.5% of people living in Maidstone speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 19.3% Vietnamese, 9.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.3% Other, 5.1% Cantonese, 3.1% Mandarin, 2.3% Italian, 1.7% Greek, 1.6% Spanish, 1.4% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Maidstone is 25.3% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 14.3% Buddhism, 12.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Islam, 5.0% Anglican, 4.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Hinduism, 1.7% Uniting Church, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

38.6% of people are married, 45.6% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 337 widowed people living in Maidstone.

58.9% of the people living in Maidstone over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Maidstone has an unemployment rate of 9.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Maidstone are 22.8% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.7% Labourers, 9.6% Managers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Maidstone work in are 11.2% Manufacturing, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Retail trade, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Education and training, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Construction.

24.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $459 per week and the median household income is $1149 per week.

The median rent in Maidstone is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1903 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Maidstone postcode 3012

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