Semaphore South Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Semaphore South (5019) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 14 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Semaphore South is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Semaphore South was 984 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

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

76.0% of people living in the suburb of Semaphore South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 2.8% Scotland, 1.1% Croatia, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% Poland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% India, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Brazil.

88.4% of people living in Semaphore South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Greek, 1.4% Croatian, 1.2% Italian, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Russian, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% German.

The religious makeup of Semaphore South is 31.1% No religion, 27.6% Catholic, 13.8% Anglican, 7.8% Uniting Church, 5.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Eastern Orthodox.

44.7% of people are married, 33.2% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 63 widowed people living in Semaphore South.

60.6% of the people living in Semaphore South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.8% are working on a part time basis. Semaphore South has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Semaphore South are 24.0% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Managers, 10.3% Sales workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Semaphore South work in are 13.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Manufacturing, 9.9% Retail trade, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Construction, 7.7% Education and training, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Other services.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $651 per week and the median household income is $1125 per week.

The median rent in Semaphore South is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Semaphore South postcode 5019

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