Ashford Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Ashford (5035) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 3 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Ashford is in the federal electorate of Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashford was 833 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ashford is 34 years of age.

61.6% of people living in the suburb of Ashford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% China , 4.7% India, 3.8% England, 2.3% Malaysia, 2.0% Bangladesh, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Greece, 1.3% Philippines, 1.1% Germany, 0.8% Poland, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Cyprus, 0.6% Nepal.

66.0% of people living in Ashford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Mandarin, 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.8% Greek, 3.8% Other, 1.9% Cantonese, 1.6% Arabic, 1.6% Italian, 1.4% Bengali, 1.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Ashford is 26.9% No religion, 19.9% Catholic, 9.8% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.6% Eastern Orthodox, 7.6% Uniting Church, 3.4% Hinduism, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.3% Islam, 2.0% Baptist.

37.6% of people are married, 42.3% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 57 widowed people living in Ashford.

58.8% of the people living in Ashford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Ashford has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Ashford are 24.6% Professionals, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Managers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 6.6% Labourers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ashford work in are 15.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 8.1% Retail trade, 6.7% Manufacturing, 6.7% Education and training, 6.7% Construction, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

25.2% of homes are fully owned, and 16.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $625 per week and the median household income is $1020 per week.

The median rent in Ashford is $243 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ashford postcode 5035

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