Neerim Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Neerim (3831) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 91 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Neerim is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Neerim was 415 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

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

82.4% of people living in the suburb of Neerim were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 1.7% Netherlands, 1.4% Japan, 1.4% Italy, 1.2% Germany.

91.8% of people living in Neerim speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Dutch, 1.4% Italian, 1.4% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Neerim is 27.7% No religion, 22.7% Anglican, 17.3% Catholic, 11.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 3.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Brethren, 0.7% Churches of Christ.

56.6% of people are married, 28.4% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Neerim.

55.9% of the people living in Neerim over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.4% are working on a part time basis. Neerim has an unemployment rate of 1.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Neerim are 26.5% Managers, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Labourers, 11.3% Professionals, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.4% Sales workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Neerim work in are 20.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.7% Education and training, 9.7% Construction, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Manufacturing, 5.8% Retail trade, 5.8% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

53.0% of homes are fully owned, and 37.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $1089 per week.

The median rent in Neerim is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Neerim postcode 3831

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