Tennyson Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Tennyson (5022) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 11 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Tennyson is in the federal electorate of Hindmarsh.

In the 2011 census the population of Tennyson was 1,112 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tennyson is 48 years of age.

77.4% of people living in the suburb of Tennyson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.6% Germany, 1.3% United States of America, 1.1% Greece, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% Brunei Darussalam, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Egypt.

83.4% of people living in Tennyson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Greek, 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Italian, 1.4% German, 1.3% Other, 1.3% Polish, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Persian, 0.4% French.

The religious makeup of Tennyson is 26.1% Catholic, 25.8% No religion, 16.6% Anglican, 7.4% Uniting Church, 6.7% Eastern Orthodox, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.2% Lutheran, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.0% Baptist.

55.0% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 45 widowed people living in Tennyson.

57.3% of the people living in Tennyson 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. Tennyson has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Tennyson are 26.5% Professionals, 18.9% Managers, 18.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Technicians & trades workers, 6.6% Labourers, 2.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tennyson work in are 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Manufacturing, 9.5% Retail trade, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 8.3% Education and training, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Construction, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Financial and insurance services.

41.5% of homes are fully owned, and 30.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $761 per week and the median household income is $1459 per week.

The median rent in Tennyson is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tennyson postcode 5022

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