Nicholson Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Nicholson (3882) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 244 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Nicholson is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Nicholson was 955 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Nicholson is 51 years of age.

83.8% of people living in the suburb of Nicholson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% United States of America, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.5% Portugal, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Wales.

93.5% of people living in Nicholson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Spanish, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Nicholson is 29.9% No religion, 25.7% Anglican, 14.8% Catholic, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 0.7% Salvation Army, 0.7% Lutheran.

59.3% of people are married, 22.7% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 46 widowed people living in Nicholson.

53.4% of the people living in Nicholson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.2% are working on a part time basis. Nicholson has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Nicholson are 17.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Labourers, 13.1% Managers, 12.4% Professionals, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nicholson work in are 13.5% Retail trade, 12.8% Manufacturing, 12.8% Construction, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 8.2% Education and training, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Wholesale trade, 4.3% Other services.

50.7% of homes are fully owned, and 34.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $472 per week and the median household income is $848 per week.

The median rent in Nicholson is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1040 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nicholson postcode 3882

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