Leigh Creek Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Leigh Creek (5731) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 482 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Leigh Creek is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Leigh Creek was 505 and is comprised of approximately 41.4% females and 58.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Leigh Creek is 37 years of age.

91.1% of people living in the suburb of Leigh Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Malaysia, 1.0% Canada, 0.8% India, 0.6% Ireland.

97.4% of people living in Leigh Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Other, 0.8% Polish.

The religious makeup of Leigh Creek is 39.9% No religion, 12.1% Anglican, 11.7% Catholic, 11.7% Uniting Church, 6.2% Christian, nfd, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Lutheran, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Seventh-day Adventist.

51.2% of people are married, 34.2% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Leigh Creek.

71.8% of the people living in Leigh Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.1% are working on a part time basis. Leigh Creek has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Leigh Creek are 26.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 24.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Professionals, 10.1% Labourers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.5% Sales workers, 4.6% Managers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leigh Creek work in are 47.2% Mining, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.6% Education and training, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Administrative and support services, 6.8% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.3% Health care and social assistance, 1.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 1.2% Public administration and safety.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 97.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1151 per week and the median household income is $2250 per week.

The median rent in Leigh Creek is $35 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leigh Creek postcode 5731

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