Diamond Creek Demographics (VIC) Local Stats
In the 2011 census the population of Diamond Creek was 11,504 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.
The median/average age of the people in Diamond Creek is 36 years of age.
84.0% of people living in the suburb of Diamond Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% India, 0.2% Singapore.
90.4% of people living in Diamond Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Italian, 1.1% Other, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% Macedonian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Croatian, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Polish.
The religious makeup of Diamond Creek is 31.1% Catholic, 27.7% No religion, 16.4% Anglican, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Brethren.
54.9% of people are married, 33.0% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 289 widowed people living in Diamond Creek.
59.1% of the people living in Diamond Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Diamond Creek has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.
The main occupations of people living in Diamond Creek are 20.2% Professionals, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Managers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 5.8% Labourers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.
The main industries people from Diamond Creek work in are 13.1% Construction, 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.0% Education and training, 9.6% Manufacturing, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Accommodation and food services.
32.0% of homes are fully owned, and 55.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.0% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $692 per week and the median household income is $1861 per week.
The median rent in Diamond Creek is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.
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