Happy Valley Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Happy Valley (5159) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 18 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Happy Valley is in the federal electorates of Boothby, Kingston, Mayo.

In the 2011 census the population of Happy Valley was 11,332 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

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

78.5% of people living in the suburb of Happy Valley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.3% England, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% China , 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Poland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Wales.

92.0% of people living in Happy Valley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% German, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Happy Valley is 33.9% No religion, 15.3% Catholic, 14.5% Anglican, 10.8% Uniting Church, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Lutheran, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.1% Other Christian.

56.3% of people are married, 28.3% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 457 widowed people living in Happy Valley.

57.1% of the people living in Happy Valley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Happy Valley has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Happy Valley are 18.4% Professionals, 17.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Managers, 8.2% Labourers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Happy Valley work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Retail trade, 9.6% Manufacturing, 9.3% Construction, 8.8% Education and training, 7.6% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Other services.

32.0% of homes are fully owned, and 49.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $624 per week and the median household income is $1311 per week.

The median rent in Happy Valley is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Happy Valley postcode 5159

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