New Town Demographics (SA) Local Stats

New Town (5554) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 136 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. New Town is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of New Town was 1,174 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of New Town is 36 years of age.

92.6% of people living in the suburb of New Town were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Canada, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% New Zealand.

97.4% of people living in New Town speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% German, 0.3% Greek.

The religious makeup of New Town is 36.0% No religion, 21.5% Uniting Church, 8.5% Catholic, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Anglican, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 3.3% Lutheran, 2.3% Salvation Army, 2.3% Baptist, 1.8% Churches of Christ.

53.1% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 47 widowed people living in New Town.

52.9% of the people living in New Town over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.0% are working on a part time basis. New Town has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in New Town are 18.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Sales workers, 15.1% Labourers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Professionals, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Managers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from New Town work in are 20.5% Retail trade, 13.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Construction, 9.4% Education and training, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Other services, 4.7% Manufacturing, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

36.1% of homes are fully owned, and 38.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $429 per week and the median household income is $964 per week.

The median rent in New Town is $178 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1096 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for New Town postcode 5554

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