Kent Town Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Kent Town (5067) is a suburb of Adelaide, Eastern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 2 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Kent Town is in the federal electorate of Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Kent Town was 1,199 and is comprised of approximately 43.2% females and 56.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kent Town is 31 years of age.

60.1% of people living in the suburb of Kent Town were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% China , 4.1% Malaysia, 3.4% England, 2.1% India, 2.0% Hong Kong , 1.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Iran, 0.7% Singapore, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.7% Poland, 0.6% Bosnia and Herzegovina.

68.5% of people living in Kent Town speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.5% Mandarin, 4.0% Cantonese, 2.2% Other, 1.3% Greek, 1.1% Spanish, 1.0% Dari, 1.0% Arabic, 1.0% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Kent Town is 33.4% No religion, 17.1% Catholic, 10.9% Anglican, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 3.9% Buddhism, 3.4% Islam, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Lutheran, 1.8% Hinduism.

24.3% of people are married, 59.2% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 38 widowed people living in Kent Town.

56.9% of the people living in Kent Town over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Kent Town has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Kent Town are 35.8% Professionals, 12.9% Managers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 7.1% Technicians & trades workers, 7.0% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kent Town work in are 16.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Retail trade, 10.3% Education and training, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Manufacturing, 4.0% Administrative and support services, 4.0% Construction.

16.9% of homes are fully owned, and 17.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 61.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $544 per week and the median household income is $1036 per week.

The median rent in Kent Town is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kent Town postcode 5067

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