Rushworth Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Rushworth (3612) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Shepparton & Central North, Victoria. It is about 137 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Rushworth is in the federal electorate of Murray.

In the 2011 census the population of Rushworth was 1,381 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rushworth is 51 years of age.

84.2% of people living in the suburb of Rushworth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Fiji, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Malta, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Croatia.

92.3% of people living in Rushworth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% Turkish.

The religious makeup of Rushworth is 24.6% Catholic, 20.9% Anglican, 20.9% No religion, 11.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.5% Uniting Church, 6.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Salvation Army, 0.7% Jehovah's Witnesses.

48.5% of people are married, 25.6% have never married and 11.1% are divorced and 5.9% are separated. There are 104 widowed people living in Rushworth.

50.4% of the people living in Rushworth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.1% are working on a part time basis. Rushworth has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Rushworth are 20.1% Labourers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Professionals, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rushworth work in are 16.2% Health care and social assistance, 14.1% Manufacturing, 9.3% Retail trade, 8.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Education and training, 5.9% Construction, 5.7% Accommodation and food services.

48.0% of homes are fully owned, and 31.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $370 per week and the median household income is $651 per week.

The median rent in Rushworth is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rushworth postcode 3612

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