Forreston Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Forreston (5233) is a suburb of Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, South Australia. It is about 31 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Forreston is in the federal electorate of Mayo.

In the 2011 census the population of Forreston was 370 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Forreston is 45 years of age.

80.9% of people living in the suburb of Forreston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.7% England, 1.6% Netherlands, 1.3% Japan, 1.3% Poland, 1.3% Germany, 1.1% United States of America.

93.2% of people living in Forreston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Italian, 2.2% Japanese, 1.1% German, 0.8% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Forreston is 36.2% No religion, 16.8% Catholic, 12.7% Anglican, 9.2% Lutheran, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Uniting Church, 2.2% Baptist, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Other religious affiliation .

62.8% of people are married, 24.3% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Forreston.

56.1% of the people living in Forreston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.4% are working on a part time basis. Forreston has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Forreston are 19.1% Managers, 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Professionals, 10.8% Labourers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Forreston work in are 13.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.2% Manufacturing, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Retail trade, 9.3% Education and training, 6.4% Construction, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Wholesale trade.

43.5% of homes are fully owned, and 48.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $602 per week and the median household income is $1239 per week.

The median rent in Forreston is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Forreston postcode 5233

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