Wattle Park Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Wattle Park (5066) is a suburb of Adelaide, Eastern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 7 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Wattle Park is in the federal electorate of Sturt.

In the 2011 census the population of Wattle Park was 1,835 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wattle Park is 45 years of age.

64.7% of people living in the suburb of Wattle Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 4.0% China , 2.3% Malaysia, 1.9% India, 1.6% Hong Kong , 1.5% Italy, 1.4% Germany, 1.1% Korea, Republic of , 1.0% Singapore, 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Taiwan, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Vietnam.

73.0% of people living in Wattle Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Cantonese, 4.2% Mandarin, 3.1% Greek, 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Italian, 1.0% Korean, 1.0% German, 1.0% Other, 0.9% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Wattle Park is 24.4% No religion, 17.9% Anglican, 17.6% Catholic, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.8% Uniting Church, 4.9% Eastern Orthodox, 3.3% Buddhism, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Lutheran, 1.9% Hinduism.

58.5% of people are married, 27.6% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 85 widowed people living in Wattle Park.

54.2% of the people living in Wattle Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.5% are working on a part time basis. Wattle Park has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Wattle Park are 37.8% Professionals, 17.7% Managers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 6.4% Technicians & trades workers, 4.2% Labourers, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wattle Park work in are 17.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.9% Education and training, 9.9% Retail trade, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Manufacturing, 4.9% Construction, 3.7% Financial and insurance services.

51.1% of homes are fully owned, and 33.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $681 per week and the median household income is $1705 per week.

The median rent in Wattle Park is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2293 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wattle Park postcode 5066

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