West Beach Demographics (SA) Local Stats

West Beach (5024) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 9 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. West Beach is in the federal electorate of Hindmarsh.

In the 2011 census the population of West Beach was 4,480 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Beach is 43 years of age.

74.2% of people living in the suburb of West Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.9% England, 1.4% Italy, 1.2% China , 1.0% India, 1.0% Greece, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Canada, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Cyprus.

82.7% of people living in West Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Greek, 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Italian, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.7% Other, 0.7% German, 0.7% Polish, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% Russian.

The religious makeup of West Beach is 24.7% Catholic, 23.8% No religion, 15.0% Anglican, 8.9% Uniting Church, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Eastern Orthodox, 3.0% Lutheran, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

50.7% of people are married, 31.4% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 268 widowed people living in West Beach.

57.4% of the people living in West Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. West Beach has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in West Beach are 22.5% Professionals, 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Managers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Sales workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.3% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Beach work in are 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Retail trade, 7.8% Construction, 7.8% Education and training, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Manufacturing, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

41.8% of homes are fully owned, and 29.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $643 per week and the median household income is $1237 per week.

The median rent in West Beach is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1920 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Beach postcode 5024

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