Plympton Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Plympton (5038) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 6 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Plympton is in the federal electorate of Hindmarsh.

In the 2011 census the population of Plympton was 4,509 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Plympton is 34 years of age.

62.5% of people living in the suburb of Plympton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% India, 3.5% China , 3.2% England, 2.0% Greece, 1.8% Philippines, 1.1% Italy, 1.0% Bangladesh, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Indonesia.

64.7% of people living in Plympton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Greek, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Mandarin, 2.7% Other, 2.3% Italian, 2.2% Punjabi, 1.9% Other, 1.8% Hindi, 1.4% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Plympton is 24.5% No religion, 23.4% Catholic, 7.8% Eastern Orthodox, 7.5% Anglican, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 3.9% Hinduism, 3.4% Islam, 3.1% Other Religious Groups, 2.5% Lutheran.

42.6% of people are married, 40.1% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 208 widowed people living in Plympton.

56.1% of the people living in Plympton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Plympton has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Plympton are 22.5% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 9.5% Labourers, 9.3% Managers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Plympton work in are 15.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 8.6% Manufacturing, 7.8% Education and training, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Construction, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

27.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $583 per week and the median household income is $986 per week.

The median rent in Plympton is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Plympton postcode 5038

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