Erica Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Erica (3825) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 124 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Erica is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Erica was 324 and is comprised of approximately 46.6% females and 53.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Erica is 46 years of age.

84.3% of people living in the suburb of Erica were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 2.2% Italy, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.5% Poland, 1.2% China , 1.2% Germany.

86.7% of people living in Erica speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Italian, 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% German, 1.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Erica is 29.2% No religion, 23.4% Anglican, 18.8% Catholic, 12.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.9% Hinduism, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

54.2% of people are married, 28.4% have never married and 12.5% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Erica.

51.6% of the people living in Erica over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Erica has an unemployment rate of 8.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Erica are 23.6% Managers, 19.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Labourers, 12.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.2% Professionals, 6.2% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Erica work in are 14.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.9% Public administration and safety, 10.7% Accommodation and food services, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Retail trade, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Construction, 5.0% Education and training.

43.5% of homes are fully owned, and 37.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $425 per week and the median household income is $812 per week.

The median rent in Erica is $80 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $980 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Erica postcode 3825

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