Colonel Light Gardens Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Colonel Light Gardens (5041) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 6 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Colonel Light Gardens is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Colonel Light Gardens was 3,311 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Colonel Light Gardens is 39 years of age.

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Colonel Light Gardens were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 0.9% Greece, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% China , 0.6% New Zealand, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Finland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Sri Lanka.

89.4% of people living in Colonel Light Gardens speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Greek, 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Colonel Light Gardens is 30.3% No religion, 23.1% Catholic, 14.1% Anglican, 11.1% Uniting Church, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Lutheran, 2.3% Baptist, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.

59.7% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 94 widowed people living in Colonel Light Gardens.

55.7% of the people living in Colonel Light Gardens over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.4% are working on a part time basis. Colonel Light Gardens has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Colonel Light Gardens are 31.8% Professionals, 15.7% Managers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 4.9% Labourers, 2.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Colonel Light Gardens work in are 16.3% Health care and social assistance, 13.5% Education and training, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.1% Construction, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 3.9% Financial and insurance services.

36.8% of homes are fully owned, and 49.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $764 per week and the median household income is $1951 per week.

The median rent in Colonel Light Gardens is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Colonel Light Gardens postcode 5041

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