Jamestown Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Jamestown (5491) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 191 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Jamestown is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Jamestown was 1,716 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Jamestown is 45 years of age.

90.2% of people living in the suburb of Jamestown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% New Zealand, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Scotland.

96.2% of people living in Jamestown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Other , 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Jamestown is 26.1% Catholic, 23.7% Uniting Church, 23.2% No religion, 12.0% Anglican, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Lutheran, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Pentecostal, 0.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.4% Salvation Army.

54.1% of people are married, 23.7% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 152 widowed people living in Jamestown.

61.2% of the people living in Jamestown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Jamestown has an unemployment rate of 1.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Jamestown are 21.3% Managers, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Professionals, 11.4% Labourers, 10.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Jamestown work in are 17.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Retail trade, 8.5% Education and training, 7.7% Construction, 6.0% Manufacturing, 4.4% Other services, 4.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

42.8% of homes are fully owned, and 33.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $512 per week and the median household income is $910 per week.

The median rent in Jamestown is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1105 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Jamestown postcode 5491

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