Buffalo Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Buffalo (3958) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 131 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Buffalo is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Buffalo was 496 and is comprised of approximately 47.0% females and 53.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Buffalo is 43 years of age.

87.9% of people living in the suburb of Buffalo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% Netherlands, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Northern Ireland, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% England, 0.8% Scotland.

94.0% of people living in Buffalo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Dutch, 0.6% Other, 0.6% French.

The religious makeup of Buffalo is 22.6% No religion, 21.0% Catholic, 18.5% Anglican, 15.7% Uniting Church, 10.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Churches of Christ, 0.6% Salvation Army, 0.6% Hinduism.

66.4% of people are married, 24.7% have never married and 4.8% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Buffalo.

59.1% of the people living in Buffalo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Buffalo has an unemployment rate of 2.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Buffalo are 43.0% Managers, 11.8% Labourers, 11.0% Professionals, 8.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.4% Technicians & trades workers, 6.2% Sales workers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.5% Community & personal service workers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Buffalo work in are 42.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.8% Retail trade, 7.0% Education and training, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Construction, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.7% Wholesale trade, 3.3% Manufacturing, 3.3% Accommodation and food services.

43.5% of homes are fully owned, and 30.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $618 per week and the median household income is $1145 per week.

The median rent in Buffalo is $34 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Buffalo postcode 3958

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