Brooklyn Park Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Brooklyn Park (5032) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 5 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Brooklyn Park is in the federal electorate of Hindmarsh.

In the 2011 census the population of Brooklyn Park was 4,515 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brooklyn Park is 36 years of age.

58.6% of people living in the suburb of Brooklyn Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% India, 3.6% Italy, 2.5% England, 2.3% China , 2.2% Greece, 1.2% Philippines, 1.1% Malaysia, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Afghanistan, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Sudan, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Germany.

59.2% of people living in Brooklyn Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.8% Greek, 5.8% Italian, 4.0% Other, 2.7% Mandarin, 1.8% Other, 1.7% Punjabi, 1.4% Cantonese, 1.2% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Brooklyn Park is 26.2% Catholic, 20.4% No religion, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.3% Eastern Orthodox, 7.1% Anglican, 6.1% Uniting Church, 3.8% Islam, 3.0% Buddhism, 3.0% Hinduism, 2.9% Other Religious Groups.

40.5% of people are married, 41.4% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 239 widowed people living in Brooklyn Park.

55.6% of the people living in Brooklyn Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Brooklyn Park has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Brooklyn Park are 18.4% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 10.7% Labourers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.6% Managers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brooklyn Park work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Retail trade, 9.2% Manufacturing, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Education and training, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Construction, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

29.2% of homes are fully owned, and 26.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $525 per week and the median household income is $923 per week.

The median rent in Brooklyn Park is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brooklyn Park postcode 5032

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