Ridgehaven Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Ridgehaven (5097) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 15 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Ridgehaven is in the federal electorate of Makin.

In the 2011 census the population of Ridgehaven was 3,880 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ridgehaven is 42 years of age.

72.7% of people living in the suburb of Ridgehaven were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.9% England, 1.3% Germany, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% India, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Cyprus, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Iran.

87.2% of people living in Ridgehaven speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Italian, 1.4% Other, 0.9% German, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Dutch, 0.4% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Ridgehaven is 27.1% No religion, 18.9% Catholic, 14.9% Anglican, 11.0% Uniting Church, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Lutheran, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

48.8% of people are married, 28.4% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 317 widowed people living in Ridgehaven.

58.6% of the people living in Ridgehaven over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Ridgehaven has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Ridgehaven are 17.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.1% Professionals, 10.3% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.8% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ridgehaven work in are 14.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Retail trade, 11.3% Manufacturing, 8.8% Construction, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Education and training, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.2% of homes are fully owned, and 38.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $964 per week.

The median rent in Ridgehaven is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1430 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ridgehaven postcode 5097

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