Ripponlea Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Ripponlea (3185) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 7 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Ripponlea is in the federal electorate of Melbourne Ports.

In the 2011 census the population of Ripponlea was 1,478 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ripponlea is 34 years of age.

64.9% of people living in the suburb of Ripponlea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 3.3% India, 2.6% China , 2.2% New Zealand, 1.8% Israel, 1.1% Hungary, 0.9% Ireland, 0.9% Japan, 0.9% United States of America, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% Canada, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Malaysia.

70.3% of people living in Ripponlea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Other, 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Greek, 2.0% Mandarin, 1.8% Italian, 1.6% Russian, 1.3% Japanese, 1.2% Punjabi, 1.2% French.

The religious makeup of Ripponlea is 34.0% No religion, 18.3% Catholic, 13.4% Judaism, 7.1% Anglican, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.5% Other religious affiliation , 2.4% Hinduism, 2.1% Uniting Church.

30.9% of people are married, 56.1% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 35 widowed people living in Ripponlea.

62.9% of the people living in Ripponlea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Ripponlea has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Ripponlea are 35.3% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Managers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 3.9% Labourers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ripponlea work in are 16.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Retail trade, 8.5% Education and training, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 4.9% Administrative and support services, 4.9% Wholesale trade.

18.9% of homes are fully owned, and 24.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 54.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $817 per week and the median household income is $1330 per week.

The median rent in Ripponlea is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ripponlea postcode 3185

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