Kingston Electorate Demographics (SA)

In the 2011 census the population of Kingston was 149,175 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the people in Kingston is 38 years of age.

73.4% of people living in the electorate of Kingston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.3% England, 1.5% Scotland, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Poland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% China , 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% United States of America.

90.2% of people living in Kingston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.6% German, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Kingston is 34.5% No religion, 16.1% Catholic, 15.2% Anglican, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.6% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Lutheran, 2.0% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

48.6% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 6100 widowed people living in Kingston.

55.5% of the people living in Kingston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.4% are working on a part time basis. Kingston has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Kingston are 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Professionals, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Labourers, 11.2% Sales workers, 9.1% Managers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kingston work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.3% Retail trade, 11.6% Manufacturing, 10.0% Construction, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Education and training, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Other services, 4.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

28.3% of homes are fully owned, and 44.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $535 per week and the median household income is $1055 per week.

The median rent in Kingston is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1450 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Kingston contains postcodes 5157, 5158, 5159, 5160, 5161, 5162, 5163, 5164, 5165, 5166, 5167, 5168, 5169, 5170, 5173, 5174 and includes the suburbs of Aldinga, Aldinga Beach, Christie Downs, Christies Beach, Clarendon, Hackham, Hackham West, Hallett Cove, Happy Valley, Huntfield Heights, Lonsdale, Maslin Beach, Moana, Morphett Vale, Noarlunga Centre, Noarlunga Downs, O'Halloran Hill, Old Noarlunga, Old Reynella, Onkaparinga Hills, O'Sullivan Beach, Port Noarlunga, Port Noarlunga South, Port Willunga, Reynella, Reynella East, Seaford, Seaford Meadows, Seaford Rise, Sellicks Beach, Sheidow Park, Trott Park and Woodcroft.