Lewiston Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Lewiston (5501) is a suburb of Mid North, Clare Valley, South Australia. It is about 37 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Lewiston is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Lewiston was 2,947 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lewiston is 39 years of age.

79.5% of people living in the suburb of Lewiston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.5% England, 1.1% Scotland, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Greece, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Finland, 0.2% India, 0.2% El Salvador.

92.8% of people living in Lewiston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Greek, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.2% Serbian, 0.2% Croatian, 0.1% Russian.

The religious makeup of Lewiston is 33.9% No religion, 18.2% Anglican, 15.4% Catholic, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.7% Uniting Church, 4.0% Lutheran, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

53.8% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 66 widowed people living in Lewiston.

59.4% of the people living in Lewiston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Lewiston has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Lewiston are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Labourers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Managers, 10.4% Professionals, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lewiston work in are 16.4% Manufacturing, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Construction, 7.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Other services, 4.5% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Education and training.

26.4% of homes are fully owned, and 64.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $558 per week and the median household income is $1348 per week.

The median rent in Lewiston is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1538 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lewiston postcode 5501

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