Highbury Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Highbury (5089) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 12 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Highbury is in the federal electorate of Sturt.

In the 2011 census the population of Highbury was 6,648 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

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

74.6% of people living in the suburb of Highbury were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 2.6% Italy, 1.4% Germany, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Poland, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% India, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% China , 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Greece.

84.0% of people living in Highbury speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Italian, 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.1% Greek, 0.9% Polish, 0.8% German, 0.7% Arabic, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Russian.

The religious makeup of Highbury is 27.1% Catholic, 23.8% No religion, 11.2% Uniting Church, 10.4% Anglican, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Lutheran, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

61.5% of people are married, 26.3% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 187 widowed people living in Highbury.

58.8% of the people living in Highbury over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.4% are working on a part time basis. Highbury has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Highbury are 22.8% Professionals, 17.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Managers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 7.1% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Highbury work in are 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.3% Construction, 9.5% Education and training, 8.9% Manufacturing, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.0% Other services.

43.1% of homes are fully owned, and 44.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $649 per week and the median household income is $1510 per week.

The median rent in Highbury is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1543 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Highbury postcode 5089

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