Lower Mitcham Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Lower Mitcham (5062) is a suburb of Adelaide, Eastern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 6 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Lower Mitcham is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Lower Mitcham was 2,063 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lower Mitcham is 41 years of age.

79.3% of people living in the suburb of Lower Mitcham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% China , 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Japan, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Singapore, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Greece.

86.6% of people living in Lower Mitcham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Greek, 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.6% Korean, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Russian.

The religious makeup of Lower Mitcham is 29.3% No religion, 17.8% Catholic, 17.3% Anglican, 10.6% Uniting Church, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Baptist, 2.1% Lutheran, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

56.0% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 99 widowed people living in Lower Mitcham.

53.1% of the people living in Lower Mitcham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.9% are working on a part time basis. Lower Mitcham has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Lower Mitcham are 35.6% Professionals, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Managers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.6% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 4.5% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lower Mitcham work in are 17.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.7% Education and training, 9.8% Retail trade, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Manufacturing, 4.2% Construction, 4.1% Financial and insurance services.

43.0% of homes are fully owned, and 36.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $690 per week and the median household income is $1371 per week.

The median rent in Lower Mitcham is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lower Mitcham postcode 5062

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