Sandy Point Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Sandy Point (3959) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 150 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Sandy Point is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandy Point was 197 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sandy Point is 54 years of age.

69.4% of people living in the suburb of Sandy Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% Northern Ireland, 2.6% Germany, 2.0% England.

75.8% of people living in Sandy Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 22.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% German.

The religious makeup of Sandy Point is 32.8% No religion, 29.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.1% Catholic, 12.6% Anglican, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.5% Pentecostal.

58.6% of people are married, 20.7% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Sandy Point.

48.6% of the people living in Sandy Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 42.9% are working on a part time basis. Sandy Point has an unemployment rate of 8.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandy Point are 29.2% Professionals, 16.7% Sales workers, 16.7% Managers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Labourers, 4.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sandy Point work in are 18.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Accommodation and food services, 13.6% Administrative and support services, 12.1% Construction, 9.1% Retail trade, 9.1% Education and training, 6.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Arts and recreation services.

66.7% of homes are fully owned, and 13.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $503 per week and the median household income is $933 per week.

The median rent in Sandy Point is $116 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandy Point postcode 3959

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