Sherwood Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Sherwood (5267) is a suburb of South, South East, South Australia. It is about 222 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Sherwood is in the federal electorate of Barker.

In the 2011 census the population of Sherwood was 556 and is comprised of approximately 45.0% females and 55.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sherwood is 34 years of age.

91.2% of people living in the suburb of Sherwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 0.9% Ireland.

96.8% of people living in Sherwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Sherwood is 20.4% No religion, 16.9% Catholic, 15.1% Uniting Church, 15.0% Lutheran, 14.2% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

64.7% of people are married, 25.2% have never married and 5.1% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Sherwood.

66.5% of the people living in Sherwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Sherwood has an unemployment rate of 1.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Sherwood are 49.4% Managers, 12.2% Labourers, 11.6% Professionals, 6.9% Technicians & trades workers, 5.9% Sales workers, 5.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.7% Community & personal service workers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sherwood work in are 56.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Health care and social assistance, 5.0% Education and training, 4.0% Manufacturing, 3.7% Wholesale trade, 2.2% Accommodation and food services, 2.2% Financial and insurance services, 1.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 31.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $536 per week and the median household income is $1097 per week.

The median rent in Sherwood is $74 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1063 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sherwood postcode 5267

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