Bowden Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Bowden (5007) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 3 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Bowden is in the federal electorate of Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Bowden was 622 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

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

69.7% of people living in the suburb of Bowden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 2.4% China , 2.3% New Zealand, 1.3% Vietnam, 1.3% Germany, 1.1% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% Greece, 1.0% India, 0.8% Iran, 0.8% Ethiopia, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Thailand, 0.8% Cambodia.

78.5% of people living in Bowden speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Other, 2.2% Mandarin, 2.1% Greek, 1.4% Vietnamese, 1.4% Khmer, 1.0% German, 1.0% Japanese, 0.6% Persian.

The religious makeup of Bowden is 39.3% No religion, 17.8% Catholic, 9.5% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.4% Buddhism, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 2.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Lutheran.

25.8% of people are married, 52.9% have never married and 13.6% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Bowden.

52.6% of the people living in Bowden over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.6% are working on a part time basis. Bowden has an unemployment rate of 9.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Bowden are 31.6% Professionals, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Managers, 10.5% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Labourers, 8.2% Sales workers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bowden work in are 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Education and training, 11.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.2% Retail trade, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Administrative and support services, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Manufacturing, 5.4% Wholesale trade.

14.9% of homes are fully owned, and 19.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 61.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $494 per week and the median household income is $766 per week.

The median rent in Bowden is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1663 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bowden postcode 5007

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