Bridgewater Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Bridgewater (5155) is a suburb of Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, South Australia. It is about 17 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Bridgewater is in the federal electorate of Mayo.

In the 2011 census the population of Bridgewater was 3,498 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bridgewater is 38 years of age.

80.9% of people living in the suburb of Bridgewater were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.2% England, 1.4% Germany, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd.

93.8% of people living in Bridgewater speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 0.9% Other, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious makeup of Bridgewater is 42.3% No religion, 13.0% Catholic, 12.6% Anglican, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Uniting Church, 4.8% Lutheran, 2.6% Baptist, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism.

51.9% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 81 widowed people living in Bridgewater.

54.0% of the people living in Bridgewater over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.2% are working on a part time basis. Bridgewater has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Bridgewater are 32.4% Professionals, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Managers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 6.4% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bridgewater work in are 16.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Education and training, 9.9% Retail trade, 8.8% Public administration and safety, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.7% Construction, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Manufacturing, 3.5% Administrative and support services.

34.2% of homes are fully owned, and 51.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $727 per week and the median household income is $1489 per week.

The median rent in Bridgewater is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1710 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bridgewater postcode 5155

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