Coolaroo Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Coolaroo (3048) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 18 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Coolaroo is in the federal electorate of Calwell.

In the 2011 census the population of Coolaroo was 3,261 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

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

52.2% of people living in the suburb of Coolaroo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.0% Iraq, 7.1% Turkey, 3.6% Lebanon, 1.8% India, 1.4% Malta, 1.4% Vietnam, 1.3% England, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% Syria, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Italy, 0.6% Cyprus, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% China .

39.6% of people living in Coolaroo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.9% Arabic, 13.8% Turkish, 10.2% Assyrian, 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 2.1% Vietnamese, 1.1% Punjabi, 1.1% Maltese, 1.0% Italian.

The religious makeup of Coolaroo is 27.6% Islam, 26.7% Catholic, 10.1% No religion, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Anglican, 3.4% Eastern Orthodox, 3.2% Assyrian Apostolic, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.3% Other Religious Groups.

44.9% of people are married, 33.5% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 218 widowed people living in Coolaroo.

51.2% of the people living in Coolaroo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.7% are working on a part time basis. Coolaroo has an unemployment rate of 12.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Coolaroo are 18.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.7% Labourers, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Professionals, 8.9% Sales workers, 5.1% Managers, 4.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coolaroo work in are 17.9% Manufacturing, 11.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.8% Retail trade, 8.2% Construction, 6.9% Wholesale trade, 6.9% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.2% Public administration and safety.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 31.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $329 per week and the median household income is $797 per week.

The median rent in Coolaroo is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1250 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coolaroo postcode 3048

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