Somerton Park Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Somerton Park (5044) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 11 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Somerton Park is in the federal electorates of Boothby, Hindmarsh.

In the 2011 census the population of Somerton Park was 5,388 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Somerton Park is 46 years of age.

76.1% of people living in the suburb of Somerton Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% India, 0.3% China , 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Netherlands.

88.5% of people living in Somerton Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.1% Italian, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% German, 0.4% French, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Persian.

The religious makeup of Somerton Park is 25.3% Catholic, 24.0% No religion, 18.5% Anglican, 9.8% Uniting Church, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Lutheran, 1.9% Baptist, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

46.9% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 505 widowed people living in Somerton Park.

54.7% of the people living in Somerton Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.2% are working on a part time basis. Somerton Park has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Somerton Park are 28.1% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Managers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 5.4% Labourers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Somerton Park work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Education and training, 10.5% Retail trade, 8.9% Construction, 8.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Manufacturing, 4.0% Financial and insurance services.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 26.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $608 per week and the median household income is $1105 per week.

The median rent in Somerton Park is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Somerton Park postcode 5044

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