Marion Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Marion (5043) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 9 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Marion is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Marion was 3,760 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Marion is 47 years of age.

70.5% of people living in the suburb of Marion were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% England, 1.8% China , 1.4% India, 1.3% Italy, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Germany, 0.9% Philippines, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Cambodia, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Greece.

80.0% of people living in Marion speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 1.7% Italian, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.3% Greek, 0.7% Tagalog, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% German, 0.5% Polish.

The religious makeup of Marion is 25.0% No religion, 21.2% Catholic, 11.8% Anglican, 10.6% Uniting Church, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.9% Baptist, 1.6% Buddhism.

49.8% of people are married, 28.5% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 377 widowed people living in Marion.

56.8% of the people living in Marion over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Marion has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Marion are 24.9% Professionals, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Labourers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.7% Managers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Marion work in are 17.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Education and training, 10.2% Retail trade, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Manufacturing, 7.7% Construction, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Financial and insurance services.

41.6% of homes are fully owned, and 26.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $476 per week and the median household income is $919 per week.

The median rent in Marion is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Marion postcode 5043

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