Mitcham Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Mitcham (5062) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 7 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Mitcham is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Mitcham was 1,785 and is comprised of approximately 55.2% females and 44.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mitcham is 49 years of age.

74.3% of people living in the suburb of Mitcham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% Malaysia, 1.0% Canada, 1.0% Italy, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Syria, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Greece.

87.5% of people living in Mitcham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Greek, 1.3% Italian, 1.0% Other, 0.7% German, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Russian.

The religious makeup of Mitcham is 26.7% No religion, 21.6% Anglican, 18.2% Catholic, 9.2% Uniting Church, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Baptist, 3.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Lutheran, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

47.3% of people are married, 29.6% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 166 widowed people living in Mitcham.

57.7% of the people living in Mitcham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.9% are working on a part time basis. Mitcham has an unemployment rate of 2.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Mitcham are 36.5% Professionals, 15.6% Managers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Sales workers, 8.8% Technicians & trades workers, 3.8% Labourers, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mitcham work in are 18.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Education and training, 10.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.1% Retail trade, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Manufacturing, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Construction, 4.0% Wholesale trade.

44.0% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $660 per week and the median household income is $1403 per week.

The median rent in Mitcham is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mitcham postcode 5062

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