Blanchetown Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Blanchetown (5357) is a suburb of Mid North, Riverland, South Australia. It is about 113 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Blanchetown is in the federal electorate of Barker.

In the 2011 census the population of Blanchetown was 210 and is comprised of approximately 43.3% females and 56.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blanchetown is 56 years of age.

66.7% of people living in the suburb of Blanchetown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.5% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.9% Croatia, 1.9% Netherlands, 1.9% Germany, 1.9% Scotland.

81.6% of people living in Blanchetown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Croatian, 1.4% Dutch, 1.4% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Blanchetown is 18.1% No religion, 16.7% Anglican, 16.2% Catholic, 13.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.8% Uniting Church, 5.7% Baptist, 4.3% Lutheran, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Other Christian, 1.4% Churches of Christ.

50.5% of people are married, 20.2% have never married and 17.6% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Blanchetown.

52.7% of the people living in Blanchetown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.8% are working on a part time basis. Blanchetown has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Blanchetown are 27.3% Managers, 18.2% Labourers, 16.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Professionals, 10.9% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Blanchetown work in are 24.5% Accommodation and food services, 22.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.3% Retail trade, 12.2% Construction, 8.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 6.1% Education and training, 6.1% Other services.

38.3% of homes are fully owned, and 34.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $361 per week and the median household income is $537 per week.

The median rent in Blanchetown is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blanchetown postcode 5357

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