Blair Athol Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Blair Athol (5084) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 7 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Blair Athol is in the federal electorate of Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Blair Athol was 4,373 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blair Athol is 33 years of age.

55.0% of people living in the suburb of Blair Athol were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% India, 4.4% Vietnam, 3.9% Afghanistan, 2.1% England, 2.0% Philippines, 1.6% China , 1.2% Greece, 1.0% Italy, 0.8% Iraq, 0.8% Burma , 0.7% Poland, 0.6% Iran, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Cambodia.

54.2% of people living in Blair Athol speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Vietnamese, 5.1% Other, 4.8% Other, 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Greek, 2.6% Persian, 2.3% Arabic, 1.9% Dari, 1.8% Italian.

The religious makeup of Blair Athol is 21.2% Catholic, 20.1% No religion, 8.8% Islam, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Anglican, 6.1% Hinduism, 5.3% Eastern Orthodox, 5.3% Buddhism, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.7% Lutheran.

42.2% of people are married, 38.8% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 258 widowed people living in Blair Athol.

53.4% of the people living in Blair Athol over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Blair Athol has an unemployment rate of 9.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Blair Athol are 17.1% Professionals, 16.8% Labourers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.1% Managers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blair Athol work in are 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Manufacturing, 11.8% Retail trade, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Education and training, 6.2% Construction, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

27.9% of homes are fully owned, and 24.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $397 per week and the median household income is $851 per week.

The median rent in Blair Athol is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blair Athol postcode 5084

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