Ashton Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Ashton (5137) is a suburb of Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, South Australia. It is about 13 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Ashton is in the federal electorate of Mayo.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashton was 466 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ashton is 43 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Ashton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England, 2.6% Italy, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.7% Canada, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.1% Ukraine, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Scotland.

89.9% of people living in Ashton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Italian, 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.3% Japanese, 0.6% Sinhalese, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Ashton is 39.7% No religion, 15.7% Anglican, 13.7% Catholic, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 3.0% Buddhism, 3.0% Lutheran, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Latter-day Saints.

54.4% of people are married, 30.9% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Ashton.

55.8% of the people living in Ashton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. Ashton has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Ashton are 31.3% Professionals, 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Managers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Ashton work in are 16.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Manufacturing, 11.2% Education and training, 10.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.0% Construction, 6.8% Retail trade, 5.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.2% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Arts and recreation services.

45.2% of homes are fully owned, and 41.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $633 per week and the median household income is $1874 per week.

The median rent in Ashton is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ashton postcode 5137

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