Paralowie Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Paralowie (5108) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 18 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Paralowie is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Paralowie was 15,872 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Paralowie is 31 years of age.

71.8% of people living in the suburb of Paralowie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 2.5% Vietnam, 1.9% Cambodia, 1.2% Philippines, 1.0% Afghanistan, 0.8% India, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Poland, 0.7% El Salvador, 0.6% Thailand, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Greece, 0.4% Laos.

73.8% of people living in Paralowie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.1% Vietnamese, 3.3% Khmer, 3.0% Other, 1.9% Spanish, 1.1% Italian, 1.1% Greek, 1.0% Polish, 0.7% Dari.

The religious makeup of Paralowie is 29.8% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 10.8% Anglican, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Buddhism, 5.9% Uniting Church, 2.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Lutheran, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Islam.

44.6% of people are married, 38.8% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 384 widowed people living in Paralowie.

59.0% of the people living in Paralowie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.3% are working on a part time basis. Paralowie has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Paralowie are 17.8% Labourers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 8.3% Managers, 7.9% Professionals, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Paralowie work in are 19.3% Manufacturing, 12.7% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Construction, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Administrative and support services.

20.1% of homes are fully owned, and 55.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $542 per week and the median household income is $1133 per week.

The median rent in Paralowie is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1341 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Paralowie postcode 5108

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