Horsham Demographics (VIC) Local Stats
In the 2011 census the population of Horsham was 14,285 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.
The median/average age of the people in Horsham is 39 years of age.
88.6% of people living in the suburb of Horsham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.1% England, 0.6% India, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Turkey, 0.1% China , 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Sri Lanka.
92.8% of people living in Horsham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Sinhalese, 0.1% Polish.
The religious makeup of Horsham is 20.5% No religion, 19.5% Catholic, 17.8% Uniting Church, 13.2% Anglican, 10.2% Lutheran, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Churches of Christ, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal.
47.8% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 1029 widowed people living in Horsham.
58.3% of the people living in Horsham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. Horsham has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.
The main occupations of people living in Horsham are 17.7% Professionals, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Managers, 11.8% Sales workers, 10.3% Labourers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.
The main industries people from Horsham work in are 16.4% Health care and social assistance, 14.3% Retail trade, 8.6% Construction, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Education and training, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Other services, 5.4% Manufacturing, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.
35.3% of homes are fully owned, and 31.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.6% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $525 per week and the median household income is $903 per week.
The median rent in Horsham is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1170 per month.
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