Thompson Beach Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Thompson Beach (5501) is a suburb of Mid North, Clare Valley, South Australia. It is about 56 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Thompson Beach is in the federal electorate of Wakefield.

In the 2011 census the population of Thompson Beach was 334 and is comprised of approximately 40.4% females and 59.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Thompson Beach is 46 years of age.

79.0% of people living in the suburb of Thompson Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.9% England, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Northern Ireland, 0.9% Cambodia.

89.2% of people living in Thompson Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 1.8% Khmer, 0.9% Vietnamese, 0.9% Hungarian.

The religious makeup of Thompson Beach is 39.0% No religion, 12.9% Anglican, 12.6% Catholic, 12.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.8% Uniting Church, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Salvation Army, 1.2% Baptist.

43.4% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 17.6% are divorced and 5.7% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Thompson Beach.

54.2% of the people living in Thompson Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Thompson Beach has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Thompson Beach are 24.1% Labourers, 21.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.5% Managers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.4% Sales workers, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 4.3% Professionals.

The main industries people from Thompson Beach work in are 18.0% Construction, 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.8% Retail trade, 10.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.4% Manufacturing, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.6% Administrative and support services.

31.9% of homes are fully owned, and 56.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $409 per week and the median household income is $852 per week.

The median rent in Thompson Beach is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1029 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thompson Beach postcode 5501

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