Forge Creek Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Forge Creek (3875) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 233 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Forge Creek is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Forge Creek was 413 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Forge Creek is 41 years of age.

90.0% of people living in the suburb of Forge Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Italy, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Scotland.

96.4% of people living in Forge Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% German.

The religious makeup of Forge Creek is 32.7% No religion, 22.3% Anglican, 15.3% Catholic, 7.3% Uniting Church, 5.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Christian, nfd, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Pentecostal, 1.5% Baptist, 1.5% Other religious affiliation .

64.2% of people are married, 27.5% have never married and 4.6% are divorced and 0.9% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Forge Creek.

51.5% of the people living in Forge Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.2% are working on a part time basis. Forge Creek has an unemployment rate of 2.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Forge Creek are 19.2% Managers, 16.2% Professionals, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Labourers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.6% Sales workers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Forge Creek work in are 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.8% Education and training, 9.4% Retail trade, 7.9% Construction, 7.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Manufacturing.

45.1% of homes are fully owned, and 42.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $491 per week and the median household income is $1187 per week.

The median rent in Forge Creek is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1443 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Forge Creek postcode 3875

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