About Geelong, VIC - Lily's Florist Geelong

Geelong, Vic
 
Geelong is one of the oldest towns established in 1836. The postcode of this town is 3220. Geelong covers an area of 114 sq.km. Geelong belongs to the local government area of the City of Greater Geelong. Geelong belongs to the county seat of Grant. This town is located around 72 km from the south-west of Melbourne.
 
Geelong is a port city, which is  located on the shores of Curio Bay. This is a very busy town with more than 10,000 businesses offering excellent job opportunities to the residents. There are also many industries in Geelong offering additional job opportunities to the residents of the town. Besides being an industrial town and a busy hub for business activities, every year Geelong also attracts millions of visitors, as it is one of the hot tourist spots of Victoria. Reports indicate that the town was visited by 6 million tourists in 2006. Some of the top tourist centres in Geelong include the Ford Discovery Centre, the Corio Bay, the National Wool Museum, Waterfront Geelong and much more. Besides these, there are also many interesting shopping zones in Geelong, VIC. Two most popular shopping centres in Geelong Victoria are Westfield Geelong and the Market Square, which are located in the Central Business District. There are other smaller shopping precincts in Geelong such as Waurn Ponds Shopping Centre, Bellarine Village and Corio Village Shopping Centre besides others.
 
The population of Geelong as of 2011 was 143,921. The average age of the residents in Geelong Vic is 38. There are 37,939 families in Geelong, Victoria and on an average, there are there are 1.8 children per family. There are 63,478 private dwellings in Geelong and for every household there are around 2.4 people. The average weekly household income is $1007. The average weekly rent paid in this suburb is $220.
 
The male population is 48.3% and the female population is 51.7%. Children below 14 years are around 18.1% and senior citizens that are 65 and above constitute around 16.6% of the overall population. Among those that have completed 15 years are more, 45.8% of the people are married. Around 34.9% of people in the same age group are never married.
 
In Geelong, Vic those who share Australian ancestries amount 27.5% and those who share English ancestries amount 26.8%. The Irish settlers are 9% approximately and those who share Scottish ancestries are 7.9%. Around 3.5% of the population share Italian roots. In Geelong, Vic around 78.1% of the population is born in Australia. Those who were born in Australia are around 3.2%. Around 1% of the population is from Italy. There are also people from New Zealand, Croatia and Netherlands.
 
The catholic population is the highest in terms of religious affiliation. Around 29.4% of the population is Catholic. People without any religion are around 24.3% and Anglicans are around 13.1%. In Geelong, around 84.1% of the population speaks only English at home. Other languages spoken in Geelong include Italian, Croatian, Macedonian, Mandarin and Serbian.