Moorak Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Moorak (5291) is a suburb of South, South East, South Australia. It is about 379 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Moorak is in the federal electorate of Barker.

In the 2011 census the population of Moorak was 955 and is comprised of approximately 40.7% females and 59.3% males.

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

89.0% of people living in the suburb of Moorak were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% New Zealand, 1.8% England, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.9% Inadequately described, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Greece.

79.0% of people living in Moorak speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 19.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Dutch, 0.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Moorak is 23.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 23.2% No religion, 18.6% Catholic, 11.0% Anglican, 8.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 7.9% Uniting Church, 2.7% Lutheran, 1.4% Baptist, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

55.0% of people are married, 30.4% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Moorak.

56.4% of the people living in Moorak over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Moorak has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Moorak are 17.5% Managers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.7% Labourers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Moorak work in are 13.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.9% Retail trade, 12.5% Manufacturing, 10.1% Construction, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Education and training, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Accommodation and food services.

42.0% of homes are fully owned, and 42.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $579 per week and the median household income is $1389 per week.

The median rent in Moorak is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1419 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moorak postcode 5291

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