Bordertown Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Bordertown (5268) is a suburb of South, South East, South Australia. It is about 250 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Bordertown is in the federal electorate of Barker.

In the 2011 census the population of Bordertown was 2,792 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bordertown is 39 years of age.

80.9% of people living in the suburb of Bordertown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% Philippines, 2.5% India, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.9% China , 1.5% England, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Afghanistan, 0.5% Cambodia, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Kenya, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% United States of America.

87.0% of people living in Bordertown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.5% Punjabi, 1.4% Filipino , 1.4% Other, 1.2% Tagalog, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Khmer.

The religious makeup of Bordertown is 27.7% No religion, 20.1% Uniting Church, 13.0% Catholic, 8.4% Anglican, 7.9% Lutheran, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Pentecostal, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Churches of Christ, 1.8% Other Religious Groups.

53.8% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 141 widowed people living in Bordertown.

55.0% of the people living in Bordertown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Bordertown has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Bordertown are 27.7% Labourers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Managers, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Professionals, 9.1% Sales workers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.4% Community & personal service workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bordertown work in are 21.1% Manufacturing, 13.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.4% Retail trade, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.7% Construction, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Other services, 4.8% Education and training.

34.3% of homes are fully owned, and 34.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $548 per week and the median household income is $914 per week.

The median rent in Bordertown is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bordertown postcode 5268

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