West Croydon Demographics (SA) Local Stats

West Croydon (5008) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 5 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. West Croydon is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of West Croydon was 4,063 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Croydon is 38 years of age.

65.6% of people living in the suburb of West Croydon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% Italy, 3.6% Greece, 2.6% England, 2.6% Vietnam, 1.7% China , 1.6% India, 1.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.3% Serbia, 1.1% Poland, 0.6% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Uzbekistan.

61.5% of people living in West Croydon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.8% Greek, 6.7% Italian, 3.4% Serbian, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 3.0% Vietnamese, 1.4% Polish, 1.2% Mandarin, 1.0% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of West Croydon is 27.6% Catholic, 24.0% No religion, 15.1% Eastern Orthodox, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Anglican, 3.8% Islam, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.4% Buddhism, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.3% Baptist.

46.0% of people are married, 36.6% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 207 widowed people living in West Croydon.

56.7% of the people living in West Croydon 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. West Croydon has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in West Croydon are 25.3% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Labourers, 9.5% Managers, 9.1% Sales workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Croydon work in are 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Manufacturing, 9.9% Public administration and safety, 9.0% Retail trade, 8.7% Education and training, 8.0% Construction, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.5% of homes are fully owned, and 37.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $532 per week and the median household income is $1220 per week.

The median rent in West Croydon is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Croydon postcode 5008

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