West Lakes Shore Demographics (SA) Local Stats

West Lakes Shore (5020) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 12 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. West Lakes Shore is in the federal electorate of Hindmarsh.

In the 2011 census the population of West Lakes Shore was 2,973 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Lakes Shore is 48 years of age.

75.5% of people living in the suburb of West Lakes Shore were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.2% England, 1.9% Italy, 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% Greece, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% China , 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.6% Croatia, 0.6% Russian Federation, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Ukraine.

85.2% of people living in West Lakes Shore speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Italian, 1.9% Other, 1.6% Greek, 0.9% Russian, 0.8% Croatian, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% German.

The religious makeup of West Lakes Shore is 27.3% Catholic, 22.7% No religion, 13.1% Anglican, 10.9% Uniting Church, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Eastern Orthodox, 3.2% Lutheran, 2.8% Baptist, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

56.8% of people are married, 25.0% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 192 widowed people living in West Lakes Shore.

57.5% of the people living in West Lakes Shore over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. West Lakes Shore has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in West Lakes Shore are 22.8% Professionals, 17.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.2% Managers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 5.8% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Lakes Shore work in are 12.2% Retail trade, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Manufacturing, 9.8% Education and training, 7.5% Construction, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Accommodation and food services.

49.0% of homes are fully owned, and 31.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $630 per week and the median household income is $1301 per week.

The median rent in West Lakes Shore is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Lakes Shore postcode 5020

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