Sandy Creek Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Sandy Creek (5350) is a suburb of Mid North, Barossa Valley, South Australia. It is about 41 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Sandy Creek is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandy Creek was 439 and is comprised of approximately 47.4% females and 52.6% males.

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

79.6% of people living in the suburb of Sandy Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.9% England, 1.6% Netherlands, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Germany.

95.0% of people living in Sandy Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Dutch, 1.4% German, 0.7% Other.

The religious makeup of Sandy Creek is 28.5% No religion, 18.9% Catholic, 14.4% Anglican, 11.2% Lutheran, 10.3% Uniting Church, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Baptist.

62.4% of people are married, 23.4% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Sandy Creek.

58.9% of the people living in Sandy Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Sandy Creek has an unemployment rate of 1.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandy Creek are 21.4% Managers, 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Professionals, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 7.6% Labourers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sandy Creek work in are 17.4% Manufacturing, 13.1% Retail trade, 11.0% Construction, 9.3% Public administration and safety, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Education and training, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 5.1% Other services, 5.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 52.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $633 per week and the median household income is $1413 per week.

The median rent in Sandy Creek is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1350 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandy Creek postcode 5350

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