Solomontown Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Solomontown (5540) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 201 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Solomontown is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Solomontown was 1,064 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Solomontown is 40 years of age.

87.1% of people living in the suburb of Solomontown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% Italy, 2.6% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% Kenya, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland.

90.7% of people living in Solomontown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Italian, 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Thai, 0.4% Other, 0.3% German, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Solomontown is 33.6% No religion, 21.5% Catholic, 12.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Uniting Church, 7.4% Anglican, 5.5% Lutheran, 1.9% Salvation Army, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal.

35.4% of people are married, 40.5% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 79 widowed people living in Solomontown.

47.8% of the people living in Solomontown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.8% are working on a part time basis. Solomontown has an unemployment rate of 11.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Solomontown are 16.1% Labourers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 7.6% Professionals, 5.4% Managers, 3.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Solomontown work in are 17.5% Manufacturing, 14.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.3% Construction, 6.2% Education and training, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 3.7% Other services.

33.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $367 per week and the median household income is $619 per week.

The median rent in Solomontown is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $810 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Solomontown postcode 5540

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