Cobden Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Cobden (3266) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 175 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Cobden is in the federal electorate of Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Cobden was 1,821 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cobden is 44 years of age.

90.9% of people living in the suburb of Cobden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% New Zealand, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.0% England, 0.5% United States of America, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Italy.

96.7% of people living in Cobden speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Cobden is 24.4% Catholic, 22.3% No religion, 16.8% Uniting Church, 15.3% Anglican, 8.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Baptist, 0.5% Buddhism.

53.6% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 146 widowed people living in Cobden.

55.2% of the people living in Cobden over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Cobden has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Cobden are 19.7% Labourers, 16.6% Managers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Professionals, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cobden work in are 17.1% Manufacturing, 12.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.1% Retail trade, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Construction, 5.6% Education and training, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Inadequately described/Not stated.

44.8% of homes are fully owned, and 29.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $459 per week and the median household income is $940 per week.

The median rent in Cobden is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $997 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cobden postcode 3266

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