Morphettville Demographics (SA) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Morphettville was 2,893 and is comprised of approximately 54.1% females and 45.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Morphettville is 46 years of age.

73.1% of people living in the suburb of Morphettville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 1.6% China , 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% India, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% Greece, 0.5% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Papua New Guinea.

80.1% of people living in Morphettville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 1.6% Cantonese, 1.4% Greek, 1.3% Arabic, 1.1% Mandarin, 0.8% Italian, 0.7% German, 0.5% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Morphettville is 26.0% No religion, 21.8% Catholic, 15.1% Anglican, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Uniting Church, 2.6% Baptist, 2.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Lutheran, 1.7% Islam, 1.7% Christian, nfd.

34.3% of people are married, 37.7% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 304 widowed people living in Morphettville.

56.2% of the people living in Morphettville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Morphettville has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Morphettville are 19.9% Professionals, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Labourers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.9% Managers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Morphettville work in are 16.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Education and training, 7.0% Construction, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

25.9% of homes are fully owned, and 26.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $460 per week and the median household income is $834 per week.

The median rent in Morphettville is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1683 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Morphettville postcode 5043

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