Para Hills West Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Para Hills West (5096) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 14 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Para Hills West is in the federal electorate of Makin.

In the 2011 census the population of Para Hills West was 3,162 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Para Hills West is 36 years of age.

66.3% of people living in the suburb of Para Hills West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.2% England, 2.5% India, 1.4% Afghanistan, 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% Vietnam, 0.9% Poland, 0.8% China , 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Italy.

76.6% of people living in Para Hills West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.2% Persian, 1.2% Greek, 1.1% Polish, 1.1% Italian, 1.0% Hindi, 0.9% Dari.

The religious makeup of Para Hills West is 31.4% No religion, 18.0% Catholic, 12.7% Anglican, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.4% Islam, 3.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Lutheran, 2.2% Hinduism, 2.1% Christian, nfd.

40.5% of people are married, 36.0% have never married and 13.3% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 180 widowed people living in Para Hills West.

57.1% of the people living in Para Hills West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. Para Hills West has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Para Hills West are 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Labourers, 12.3% Professionals, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Sales workers, 6.5% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Para Hills West work in are 15.1% Manufacturing, 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Retail trade, 7.9% Construction, 7.6% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Education and training, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Other services.

23.0% of homes are fully owned, and 37.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $486 per week and the median household income is $939 per week.

The median rent in Para Hills West is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1329 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Para Hills West postcode 5096

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