Peterhead Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Peterhead (5016) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 14 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Peterhead is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Peterhead was 1,144 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Peterhead is 40 years of age.

80.7% of people living in the suburb of Peterhead were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Italy, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% El Salvador, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% France, 0.4% China , 0.4% Switzerland, 0.3% Lebanon, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Ireland.

89.8% of people living in Peterhead speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian, 0.8% Greek, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% German, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Serbian, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Russian.

The religious makeup of Peterhead is 32.3% No religion, 19.5% Catholic, 14.0% Anglican, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism.

36.4% of people are married, 38.1% have never married and 13.5% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 69 widowed people living in Peterhead.

60.6% of the people living in Peterhead over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. Peterhead has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Peterhead are 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Professionals, 12.7% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Labourers, 10.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.7% Sales workers, 8.3% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Peterhead work in are 14.9% Manufacturing, 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Construction, 8.7% Retail trade, 8.0% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Education and training, 4.7% Accommodation and food services.

23.8% of homes are fully owned, and 39.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $612 per week and the median household income is $945 per week.

The median rent in Peterhead is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Peterhead postcode 5016

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