Taperoo Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Taperoo (5017) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 16 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Taperoo is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Taperoo was 3,123 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

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

79.4% of people living in the suburb of Taperoo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Afghanistan, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Congo, Democratic Republic of, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Russian Federation.

88.3% of people living in Taperoo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.8% Polish, 0.7% Greek, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.7% Italian, 0.4% Serbian, 0.4% Filipino , 0.3% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Taperoo is 34.0% No religion, 19.9% Catholic, 13.8% Anglican, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.7% Uniting Church, 2.9% Lutheran, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Baptist, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Buddhism.

34.1% of people are married, 40.8% have never married and 13.3% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 190 widowed people living in Taperoo.

54.1% of the people living in Taperoo 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. Taperoo has an unemployment rate of 10.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Taperoo are 16.8% Labourers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Professionals, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.0% Managers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Taperoo work in are 15.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.6% Manufacturing, 11.3% Retail trade, 9.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Construction, 5.7% Administrative and support services, 4.3% Wholesale trade.

22.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $392 per week and the median household income is $735 per week.

The median rent in Taperoo is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1345 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Taperoo postcode 5017

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