Compton Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Compton (5291) is a suburb of South, South East, South Australia. It is about 395 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Compton is in the federal electorate of Barker.

In the 2011 census the population of Compton was 611 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Compton is 41 years of age.

88.3% of people living in the suburb of Compton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.3% Philippines, 1.2% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Netherlands.

94.9% of people living in Compton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Filipino , 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Other .

The religious makeup of Compton is 25.7% No religion, 21.4% Catholic, 17.8% Anglican, 10.6% Uniting Church, 6.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.4% Lutheran, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Seventh-day Adventist.

63.8% of people are married, 25.2% have never married and 6.1% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Compton.

57.4% of the people living in Compton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Compton has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Compton are 18.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Professionals, 14.5% Managers, 13.6% Labourers, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Compton work in are 17.1% Manufacturing, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Construction, 10.2% Retail trade, 9.3% Education and training, 9.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.7% Other services.

41.4% of homes are fully owned, and 47.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $658 per week and the median household income is $1403 per week.

The median rent in Compton is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Compton postcode 5291

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