Loch Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Loch (3945) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 89 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Loch is in the federal electorates of Flinders, McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Loch was 967 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Loch is 48 years of age.

84.2% of people living in the suburb of Loch were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Greece, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Hungary, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% France, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Germany.

94.2% of people living in Loch speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% Greek.

The religious makeup of Loch is 28.5% No religion, 19.4% Anglican, 14.7% Catholic, 11.6% Uniting Church, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox.

60.6% of people are married, 25.1% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 33 widowed people living in Loch.

63.9% of the people living in Loch over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. Loch has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Loch are 30.1% Managers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Professionals, 11.9% Labourers, 8.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.1% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Sales workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Loch work in are 24.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.9% Manufacturing, 8.4% Construction, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Retail trade, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Other services, 3.7% Education and training.

43.0% of homes are fully owned, and 40.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $1101 per week.

The median rent in Loch is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Loch postcode 3945

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