Kingscote Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Kingscote (5223) is a suburb of South, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. It is about 119 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Kingscote is in the federal electorate of Mayo.

In the 2011 census the population of Kingscote was 2,034 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kingscote is 48 years of age.

81.9% of people living in the suburb of Kingscote were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% China , 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Estonia, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Hong Kong .

92.5% of people living in Kingscote speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.5% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Sinhalese, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Kingscote is 33.5% No religion, 14.9% Anglican, 13.9% Uniting Church, 12.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.4% Catholic, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Lutheran, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

54.5% of people are married, 25.8% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 121 widowed people living in Kingscote.

48.6% of the people living in Kingscote over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.0% are working on a part time basis. Kingscote has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Kingscote are 17.8% Labourers, 16.9% Managers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Professionals, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kingscote work in are 13.9% Retail trade, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Construction, 5.6% Education and training, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 28.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $498 per week and the median household income is $835 per week.

The median rent in Kingscote is $162 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1170 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kingscote postcode 5223

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