Longford Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Longford (3851) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 190 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Longford is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Longford was 1,333 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Longford is 40 years of age.

86.7% of people living in the suburb of Longford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Lebanon, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines.

94.1% of people living in Longford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Maltese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Longford is 26.9% Anglican, 26.1% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 8.0% Uniting Church, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.5% Salvation Army.

60.5% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 35 widowed people living in Longford.

57.0% of the people living in Longford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Longford has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Longford are 22.9% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Professionals, 14.6% Managers, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Labourers, 7.7% Sales workers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Longford work in are 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Construction, 9.6% Mining, 8.3% Retail trade, 8.0% Education and training, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.7% Other services.

39.3% of homes are fully owned, and 48.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $542 per week and the median household income is $1292 per week.

The median rent in Longford is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Longford postcode 3851

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