Macclesfield Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Macclesfield (5153) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 35 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Macclesfield is in the federal electorate of Mayo.

In the 2011 census the population of Macclesfield was 1,238 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Macclesfield is 41 years of age.

83.4% of people living in the suburb of Macclesfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.4% England, 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Denmark, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Finland, 0.2% New Zealand, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Italy.

95.9% of people living in Macclesfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% German, 0.4% Other, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Macclesfield is 43.1% No religion, 14.1% Anglican, 10.0% Catholic, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Uniting Church, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Lutheran, 2.5% Buddhism, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Presbyterian and Reformed.

54.1% of people are married, 27.0% have never married and 11.9% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 40 widowed people living in Macclesfield.

52.3% of the people living in Macclesfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.4% are working on a part time basis. Macclesfield has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Macclesfield are 20.3% Professionals, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Managers, 11.2% Labourers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Macclesfield work in are 11.7% Manufacturing, 11.4% Construction, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Education and training, 8.8% Retail trade, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.8% of homes are fully owned, and 52.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $556 per week and the median household income is $1175 per week.

The median rent in Macclesfield is $263 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Macclesfield postcode 5153

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