Simpson Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Simpson (3266) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 172 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Simpson is in the federal electorates of Corangamite, Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Simpson was 549 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Simpson is 36 years of age.

88.7% of people living in the suburb of Simpson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% New Zealand, 2.2% Netherlands, 1.1% England.

96.2% of people living in Simpson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of Simpson is 28.6% No religion, 24.5% Catholic, 11.6% Anglican, 9.8% Uniting Church, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Baptist, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Pentecostal.

59.9% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Simpson.

65.2% of the people living in Simpson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.9% are working on a part time basis. Simpson has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Simpson are 49.2% Managers, 18.5% Labourers, 9.4% Technicians & trades workers, 6.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.7% Professionals, 3.4% Sales workers, 2.4% Community & personal service workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Simpson work in are 55.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.1% Manufacturing, 4.4% Wholesale trade, 4.0% Retail trade, 4.0% Construction, 3.0% Health care and social assistance, 3.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.0% Accommodation and food services, 3.0% Inadequately described/Not stated.

35.9% of homes are fully owned, and 34.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $568 per week and the median household income is $1151 per week.

The median rent in Simpson is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $936 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Simpson postcode 3266

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