Darlington Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Darlington (5047) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 12 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Darlington is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Darlington was 1,150 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Darlington is 37 years of age.

66.5% of people living in the suburb of Darlington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 2.4% India, 2.1% Malaysia, 1.6% Greece, 1.3% Italy, 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Poland, 1.0% Indonesia, 1.0% Saudi Arabia, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% China , 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Iran.

73.5% of people living in Darlington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Greek, 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 1.7% Arabic, 1.5% Italian, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.4% Hindi, 1.3% Polish, 1.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Darlington is 31.0% No religion, 20.6% Catholic, 8.3% Uniting Church, 7.7% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Eastern Orthodox, 3.7% Islam, 2.2% Lutheran, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.9% Buddhism.

50.4% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 52 widowed people living in Darlington.

56.3% of the people living in Darlington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Darlington has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Darlington are 23.7% Professionals, 18.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Managers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.1% Sales workers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Darlington work in are 17.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Retail trade, 9.3% Construction, 8.1% Education and training, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Manufacturing, 6.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Financial and insurance services.

29.2% of homes are fully owned, and 38.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $604 per week and the median household income is $1181 per week.

The median rent in Darlington is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1928 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Darlington postcode 5047

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