Marleston Demographics (SA) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Marleston was 1,669 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

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

61.0% of people living in the suburb of Marleston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% China , 4.3% India, 2.8% Greece, 2.4% England, 2.1% Italy, 1.7% Philippines, 1.5% Cambodia, 1.0% Nepal, 0.7% Bangladesh, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% Cyprus, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany.

61.5% of people living in Marleston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Greek, 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.5% Mandarin, 3.1% Cantonese, 2.7% Italian, 2.5% Other, 2.0% Other, 1.1% Punjabi, 1.1% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Marleston is 27.2% No religion, 20.3% Catholic, 8.0% Eastern Orthodox, 6.8% Anglican, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Uniting Church, 3.8% Hinduism, 3.7% Buddhism, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Islam.

37.7% of people are married, 40.7% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 133 widowed people living in Marleston.

60.3% of the people living in Marleston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Marleston has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Marleston are 21.0% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Labourers, 11.3% Managers, 7.1% Sales workers, 6.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Marleston work in are 16.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Manufacturing, 10.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.6% Retail trade, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Education and training, 5.1% Construction, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

25.3% of homes are fully owned, and 25.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $543 per week and the median household income is $955 per week.

The median rent in Marleston is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Marleston postcode 5033

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