Loxton Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Loxton (5333) is a suburb of Mid North, Riverland, South Australia. It is about 188 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Loxton is in the federal electorate of Barker.

In the 2011 census the population of Loxton was 4,365 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Loxton is 43 years of age.

89.5% of people living in the suburb of Loxton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Greece, 0.3% New Zealand, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% India, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Korea, Republic of , 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Cyprus, 0.2% France, 0.1% Taiwan.

92.8% of people living in Loxton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Greek, 0.7% Italian, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.2% Korean, 0.1% Punjabi, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Loxton is 23.2% No religion, 23.2% Lutheran, 12.6% Catholic, 11.1% Uniting Church, 10.4% Anglican, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Churches of Christ, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.

52.7% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 334 widowed people living in Loxton.

55.6% of the people living in Loxton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Loxton has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Loxton are 18.6% Labourers, 14.8% Professionals, 14.4% Managers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Loxton work in are 15.2% Health care and social assistance, 14.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.0% Retail trade, 9.4% Education and training, 7.9% Manufacturing, 6.7% Construction, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Other services, 4.3% Public administration and safety.

37.5% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $476 per week and the median household income is $842 per week.

The median rent in Loxton is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1127 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Loxton postcode 5333

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