Northfield Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Northfield (5085) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 9 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Northfield is in the federal electorates of Adelaide, Makin.

In the 2011 census the population of Northfield was 3,860 and is comprised of approximately 44.9% females and 55.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Northfield is 36 years of age.

62.2% of people living in the suburb of Northfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 3.1% India, 2.4% Vietnam, 1.8% China , 1.5% Afghanistan, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Liberia, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Inadequately described, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Sudan, 0.5% Burma .

53.8% of people living in Northfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 23.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.5% Other, 2.7% Vietnamese, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Greek, 1.0% Punjabi, 0.9% Dari, 0.9% Khmer.

The religious makeup of Northfield is 26.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 21.9% No religion, 16.0% Catholic, 7.5% Anglican, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.3% Islam, 2.9% Lutheran, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Baptist.

38.4% of people are married, 42.5% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 205 widowed people living in Northfield.

53.5% of the people living in Northfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Northfield has an unemployment rate of 9.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Northfield are 17.9% Professionals, 16.1% Labourers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.1% Managers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Northfield work in are 18.3% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Manufacturing, 10.5% Retail trade, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Construction, 5.0% Education and training, 4.2% Administrative and support services.

25.4% of homes are fully owned, and 25.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $426 per week and the median household income is $809 per week.

The median rent in Northfield is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Northfield postcode 5085

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