Jack River Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Jack River (3971) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 163 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Jack River is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Jack River was 301 and is comprised of approximately 46.5% females and 53.5% males.

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

86.6% of people living in the suburb of Jack River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% Netherlands, 2.0% England, 1.7% New Zealand.

94.1% of people living in Jack River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 1.0% Dutch, 1.0% Italian, 1.0% French.

The religious makeup of Jack River is 24.5% Anglican, 22.5% No religion, 19.5% Catholic, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.1% Uniting Church, 8.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Baptist, 1.3% Islam, 1.0% Christian, nfd.

55.6% of people are married, 26.0% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Jack River.

63.7% of the people living in Jack River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Jack River has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Jack River are 48.8% Managers, 17.1% Labourers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 9.8% Professionals, 6.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.7% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Jack River work in are 51.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Manufacturing, 6.1% Retail trade, 4.9% Construction, 4.3% Education and training, 3.7% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.7% Wholesale trade, 3.7% Mining.

50.4% of homes are fully owned, and 23.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $467 per week and the median household income is $888 per week.

The median rent in Jack River is $102 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1850 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Jack River postcode 3971

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