Island Beach Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Island Beach (5222) is a suburb of South, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. It is about 121 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Island Beach is in the federal electorate of Mayo.

In the 2011 census the population of Island Beach was 319 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

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

77.1% of people living in the suburb of Island Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.1% England, 2.5% Scotland, 2.2% New Zealand, 2.2% Vietnam.

92.2% of people living in Island Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Island Beach is 41.9% No religion, 17.5% Anglican, 11.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.4% Uniting Church, 8.1% Catholic, 5.0% Lutheran, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.2% Latter-day Saints, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

60.8% of people are married, 21.6% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 1.1% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Island Beach.

40.1% of the people living in Island Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 49.7% are working on a part time basis. Island Beach has an unemployment rate of 1.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Island Beach are 29.0% Managers, 14.2% Professionals, 14.2% Community & personal service workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Labourers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.5% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Island Beach work in are 21.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.6% Accommodation and food services, 12.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.6% Education and training, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.1% Retail trade, 4.5% Construction, 3.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.8% Arts and recreation services.

47.7% of homes are fully owned, and 34.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $423 per week and the median household income is $690 per week.

The median rent in Island Beach is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Island Beach postcode 5222

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