Edwardstown Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Edwardstown (5039) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 7 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Edwardstown is in the federal electorate of Hindmarsh.

In the 2011 census the population of Edwardstown was 3,947 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Edwardstown is 37 years of age.

72.0% of people living in the suburb of Edwardstown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 3.0% China , 2.3% India, 1.0% Philippines, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Sudan.

77.2% of people living in Edwardstown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Mandarin, 2.7% Other, 2.3% Greek, 1.2% Italian, 1.0% Cantonese, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Arabic, 0.7% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Edwardstown is 29.5% No religion, 19.6% Catholic, 9.6% Anglican, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Uniting Church, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 3.4% Lutheran, 3.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Buddhism, 2.2% Baptist.

35.4% of people are married, 43.2% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 229 widowed people living in Edwardstown.

54.4% of the people living in Edwardstown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Edwardstown has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Edwardstown are 21.7% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Labourers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.0% Managers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Edwardstown work in are 14.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Retail trade, 8.7% Manufacturing, 7.8% Education and training, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Administrative and support services, 5.1% Construction.

23.4% of homes are fully owned, and 28.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $486 per week and the median household income is $840 per week.

The median rent in Edwardstown is $194 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1460 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Edwardstown postcode 5039

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