Blackwood Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Blackwood (5051) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 11 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Blackwood is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackwood was 4,053 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blackwood is 44 years of age.

75.3% of people living in the suburb of Blackwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.5% England, 1.2% Scotland, 1.2% Germany, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Canada, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Ireland.

91.5% of people living in Blackwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.8% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Blackwood is 37.0% No religion, 15.5% Anglican, 11.4% Catholic, 10.0% Uniting Church, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Lutheran, 3.4% Baptist, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Churches of Christ, 1.3% Buddhism.

52.0% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 208 widowed people living in Blackwood.

53.8% of the people living in Blackwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.3% are working on a part time basis. Blackwood has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Blackwood are 35.6% Professionals, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Managers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 6.2% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Blackwood work in are 18.0% Health care and social assistance, 14.3% Education and training, 9.7% Public administration and safety, 8.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.2% Retail trade, 7.2% Construction, 5.8% Manufacturing, 4.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Other services.

41.8% of homes are fully owned, and 40.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $667 per week and the median household income is $1313 per week.

The median rent in Blackwood is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1605 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blackwood postcode 5051

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