Snowtown Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Snowtown (5520) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 132 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Snowtown is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Snowtown was 617 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Snowtown is 48 years of age.

93.5% of people living in the suburb of Snowtown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% India, 0.6% Scotland.

96.4% of people living in Snowtown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Tamil, 0.5% French.

The religious makeup of Snowtown is 26.0% No religion, 21.6% Uniting Church, 19.7% Catholic, 8.7% Anglican, 8.7% Lutheran, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Salvation Army, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Baptist.

49.0% of people are married, 25.5% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 53 widowed people living in Snowtown.

55.3% of the people living in Snowtown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.8% are working on a part time basis. Snowtown has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Snowtown are 33.5% Managers, 18.4% Labourers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Professionals, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 1.3% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Snowtown work in are 32.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Education and training, 8.3% Retail trade, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Wholesale trade, 3.8% Manufacturing, 3.8% Other services.

48.4% of homes are fully owned, and 26.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $419 per week and the median household income is $731 per week.

The median rent in Snowtown is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $433 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Snowtown postcode 5520

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