Cowandilla Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Cowandilla (5033) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 4 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Cowandilla is in the federal electorate of Hindmarsh.

In the 2011 census the population of Cowandilla was 1,355 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

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

61.9% of people living in the suburb of Cowandilla were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% Greece, 3.9% China , 2.4% India, 2.3% Italy, 1.9% England, 1.7% Egypt, 1.1% Vietnam, 1.0% Philippines, 1.0% Indonesia, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Cyprus, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Angola, 0.7% Afghanistan.

58.7% of people living in Cowandilla speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.8% Greek, 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.1% Italian, 3.5% Mandarin, 1.7% Other, 1.6% Arabic, 1.0% Vietnamese, 1.0% Other, 1.0% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Cowandilla is 24.6% No religion, 24.6% Catholic, 15.4% Eastern Orthodox, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Anglican, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.1% Islam, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.5% Buddhism, 1.9% Other Religious Groups.

35.5% of people are married, 44.5% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 98 widowed people living in Cowandilla.

57.4% of the people living in Cowandilla over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Cowandilla has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Cowandilla are 20.6% Professionals, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Community & personal service workers, 13.1% Labourers, 11.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.4% Managers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cowandilla work in are 15.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Retail trade, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 9.5% Manufacturing, 7.6% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Construction, 5.4% Education and training, 5.1% Other services.

31.1% of homes are fully owned, and 23.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $495 per week and the median household income is $913 per week.

The median rent in Cowandilla is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cowandilla postcode 5033

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