Bedford Park Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Bedford Park (5042) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 11 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Bedford Park is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Bedford Park was 1,837 and is comprised of approximately 55.1% females and 44.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bedford Park is 27 years of age.

47.9% of people living in the suburb of Bedford Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% China , 5.5% Indonesia, 4.7% India, 2.4% Singapore, 2.3% England, 2.0% Malaysia, 1.4% Greece, 1.2% Korea, Republic of , 1.2% Bangladesh, 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.1% Japan, 0.9% Cambodia, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Timor-Leste.

53.6% of people living in Bedford Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.3% Mandarin, 5.5% Indonesian, 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Other, 2.8% Greek, 2.3% Cantonese, 1.5% Arabic, 1.3% Korean, 1.2% Other .

The religious makeup of Bedford Park is 29.2% No religion, 16.1% Catholic, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Islam, 6.8% Anglican, 5.7% Buddhism, 4.4% Uniting Church, 4.2% Eastern Orthodox, 3.3% Hinduism, 2.4% Lutheran.

36.9% of people are married, 55.1% have never married and 3.7% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 47 widowed people living in Bedford Park.

37.8% of the people living in Bedford Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.3% are working on a part time basis. Bedford Park has an unemployment rate of 15.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Bedford Park are 26.3% Professionals, 15.7% Community & personal service workers, 14.3% Labourers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Sales workers, 7.8% Technicians & trades workers, 7.4% Managers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bedford Park work in are 24.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 10.4% Education and training, 9.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Construction, 3.9% Administrative and support services.

30.1% of homes are fully owned, and 23.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $314 per week and the median household income is $918 per week.

The median rent in Bedford Park is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1376 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bedford Park postcode 5042

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