Parham Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Parham (5501) is a suburb of Mid North, Clare Valley, South Australia. It is about 63 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Parham is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Parham was 199 and is comprised of approximately 46.2% females and 53.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parham is 51 years of age.

81.4% of people living in the suburb of Parham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.5% England, 3.0% Scotland.

93.0% of people living in Parham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other.

The religious makeup of Parham is 34.2% No religion, 23.6% Uniting Church, 17.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.6% Catholic, 6.5% Anglican, 3.5% Lutheran, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Salvation Army.

50.9% of people are married, 22.5% have never married and 13.6% are divorced and 5.9% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Parham.

54.9% of the people living in Parham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Parham has an unemployment rate of 16.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Parham are 22.4% Technicians & trades workers, 20.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 17.2% Labourers, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.5% Managers, 8.6% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Parham work in are 16.4% Manufacturing, 16.4% Retail trade, 12.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 10.9% Mining, 9.1% Construction, 9.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Wholesale trade.

44.9% of homes are fully owned, and 38.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $322 per week and the median household income is $681 per week.

The median rent in Parham is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $572 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parham postcode 5501

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