Hove Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Hove (5048) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 12 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Hove is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Hove was 2,940 and is comprised of approximately 55.7% females and 44.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hove is 51 years of age.

72.9% of people living in the suburb of Hove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.8% England, 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.5% China , 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% India, 0.5% Indonesia, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Canada.

89.9% of people living in Hove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% German, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Other, 0.3% French, 0.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Hove is 25.1% No religion, 21.2% Catholic, 18.8% Anglican, 12.2% Uniting Church, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.4% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox.

49.6% of people are married, 24.4% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 382 widowed people living in Hove.

54.4% of the people living in Hove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.3% are working on a part time basis. Hove has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Hove are 26.5% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Managers, 11.5% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 6.0% Labourers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hove work in are 15.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Education and training, 10.1% Retail trade, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Construction, 7.2% Manufacturing, 4.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Other services.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 26.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $598 per week and the median household income is $1014 per week.

The median rent in Hove is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hove postcode 5048

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