Buxton Overview

Buxton is a small township, with a general store, a fishing and outdoors store, a town hall, a primary school, and several bed and breakfasts. The Buxton Fire Brigade was formed in 1943 and the station still serves as a base for Country Fire Authority operations in times of emergency.

Population
233
Median Age
54
Dependency
65.7%
Unemployment
3.0%
H/HOLD Income
$988/week
Rental Price
$275/week

Age Structure

The graph below details the age structure in Buxton at the 2016 Census. The age structure is compared to Murrindindi more generally.


Culture and Diversity

Statistic Buxton (People) Buxton (%) Murrindindi (%) Rural Victoria (%) Victoria (%)
Born outside Australia 26 11.2 11.2 9.7 23.8
Indigenous 0 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.6
Speaks a language other than English at home 3 1.3 2.9 3.3 20.4
Australian citizens 205 88.0 88.6 91.6 86.3

Housing Tenure

Statistic Buxton (Dwellings) Buxton (%) Murrindindi (%) Rural Victoria (%) Victoria (%)
Owned outright 41 44.6 43.1 41.1 32.3
Rented privately 9 9.8 14.0 16.5 25.3
Rented from public/social housing organisation 0 0.0 1.1 2.2 2.9
Not stated or others 0 0.0 7.7 6.0 4.8

Employment

Statistic Buxton (People) Buxton (%) Murrindindi (%) Rural Victoria (%) Victoria (%)
Overall Workforce Participation 113 48.5 54.3 56.5 60.6
Male Workforce Participation 61 50.8 57.6 60.6 65.6
Female Workforce Participation 48 42.1 50.9 52.7 55.7
Overall Unemployment 7 3.0 5.1 5.1 6.6

Age Structure

Age Group Buxton (person) Buxton (%) Murrindindi (%) Rural Victoria (%) Victoria (%)
0-4 9 4.0 5.6 6.0 6.4
5-14 24 10.6 11.6 13.3 12.2
15-19 7 3.1 5.5 6.7 6.5
20-24 9 4.0 3.8 4.6 7.0
25-34 20 8.8 8.6 9.0 14.2
35-44 17 7.5 13.7 13.0 14.5
45-54 33 14.5 15.5 15.0 13.6
55-64 51 22.5 16.3 14.7 11.4
65-74 39 17.2 11.9 10.0 7.5
75-84 18 7.9 5.5 5.6 4.8
85 or above 0 0.0 2.0 2.2 2.0