Meadow Heights Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Meadow Heights (3048) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 19 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Meadow Heights is in the federal electorate of Calwell.

In the 2011 census the population of Meadow Heights was 14,843 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Meadow Heights is 29 years of age.

49.6% of people living in the suburb of Meadow Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.8% Turkey, 8.8% Iraq, 3.4% Lebanon, 2.9% Vietnam, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Philippines, 0.9% Cyprus, 0.8% India, 0.7% Syria, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Greece, 0.5% Egypt.

26.3% of people living in Meadow Heights speak Turkish. The other top languages spoken are 24.9% English only, 15.5% Arabic, 8.3% Assyrian, 5.0% Vietnamese, 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 1.3% Spanish, 1.3% Greek, 1.2% Samoan.

The religious makeup of Meadow Heights is 42.1% Islam, 26.5% Catholic, 6.7% No religion, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Anglican, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.7% Buddhism, 1.5% Assyrian Apostolic, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Hinduism.

51.6% of people are married, 33.2% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 447 widowed people living in Meadow Heights.

52.9% of the people living in Meadow Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.3% are working on a part time basis. Meadow Heights has an unemployment rate of 12.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Meadow Heights are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Labourers, 15.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.2% Professionals, 5.7% Managers, 3.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Meadow Heights work in are 18.8% Manufacturing, 11.4% Retail trade, 10.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.2% Construction, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Education and training, 4.7% Administrative and support services, 4.5% Inadequately described/Not stated.

23.6% of homes are fully owned, and 43.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $316 per week and the median household income is $879 per week.

The median rent in Meadow Heights is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meadow Heights postcode 3048

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