Wallaroo Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Wallaroo (5556) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 142 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Wallaroo is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Wallaroo was 3,227 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wallaroo is 50 years of age.

86.8% of people living in the suburb of Wallaroo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Singapore, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% Romania, 0.1% India, 0.1% Canada.

94.2% of people living in Wallaroo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Greek, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Polish.

The religious makeup of Wallaroo is 30.9% No religion, 20.1% Uniting Church, 14.0% Catholic, 13.9% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Lutheran, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Baptist.

50.5% of people are married, 26.0% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 229 widowed people living in Wallaroo.

48.0% of the people living in Wallaroo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.7% are working on a part time basis. Wallaroo has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Wallaroo are 18.3% Labourers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Managers, 11.9% Sales workers, 10.6% Professionals, 10.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wallaroo work in are 16.6% Health care and social assistance, 15.0% Retail trade, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.4% Construction, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.3% Manufacturing, 4.9% Education and training.

42.8% of homes are fully owned, and 21.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $380 per week and the median household income is $700 per week.

The median rent in Wallaroo is $189 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wallaroo postcode 5556

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