Lower Light Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Lower Light (5501) is a suburb of Mid North, Clare Valley, South Australia. It is about 46 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Lower Light is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Lower Light was 377 and is comprised of approximately 46.4% females and 53.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lower Light is 36 years of age.

71.9% of people living in the suburb of Lower Light were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 3.4% Vietnam, 2.9% Philippines, 1.3% Cambodia, 1.3% Scotland.

77.7% of people living in Lower Light speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Vietnamese, 1.9% Tagalog, 1.1% Other, 0.8% Greek, 0.8% Khmer, 0.8% Filipino , 0.8% Italian, 0.8% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Lower Light is 28.9% No religion, 19.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.6% Catholic, 13.3% Anglican, 8.2% Uniting Church, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Buddhism, 1.9% Other Religious Groups, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox.

44.7% of people are married, 36.4% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 5.5% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Lower Light.

64.0% of the people living in Lower Light over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Lower Light has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Lower Light are 25.5% Managers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Labourers, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.5% Professionals, 5.6% Sales workers, 5.6% Community & personal service workers, 3.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lower Light work in are 26.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.2% Construction, 9.6% Manufacturing, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.8% Other services, 3.8% Wholesale trade.

31.2% of homes are fully owned, and 39.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $522 per week and the median household income is $1026 per week.

The median rent in Lower Light is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1018 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lower Light postcode 5501

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