Pennington Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Pennington (5013) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 10 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Pennington is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Pennington was 3,649 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pennington is 39 years of age.

60.8% of people living in the suburb of Pennington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.7% Vietnam, 3.0% England, 2.2% Philippines, 1.4% India, 1.1% Greece, 1.1% Poland, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Lebanon, 0.5% China , 0.5% Somalia, 0.4% New Zealand, 0.4% Cambodia.

57.6% of people living in Pennington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.2% Vietnamese, 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.4% Other, 2.4% Greek, 1.9% Arabic, 1.7% Italian, 1.5% Polish, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Pennington is 28.1% Catholic, 18.8% No religion, 11.2% Buddhism, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Anglican, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Islam, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist.

38.3% of people are married, 37.2% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 274 widowed people living in Pennington.

55.4% of the people living in Pennington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Pennington has an unemployment rate of 8.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Pennington are 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Professionals, 14.0% Labourers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pennington work in are 16.4% Manufacturing, 13.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Retail trade, 8.4% Construction, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Education and training, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.1% Other services.

25.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $389 per week and the median household income is $865 per week.

The median rent in Pennington is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pennington postcode 5013

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