Newton Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Newton (5074) is a suburb of Adelaide, Eastern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 9 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Newton is in the federal electorate of Sturt.

In the 2011 census the population of Newton was 4,665 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Newton is 39 years of age.

63.0% of people living in the suburb of Newton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.2% Italy, 2.7% England, 2.1% China , 1.9% India, 1.5% Greece, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Iran, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Poland.

56.4% of people living in Newton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 20.9% Italian, 3.9% Greek, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Mandarin, 1.6% Other, 1.5% Cantonese, 1.0% Korean, 0.9% Punjabi, 0.8% Persian.

The religious makeup of Newton is 51.3% Catholic, 13.7% No religion, 6.2% Eastern Orthodox, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Anglican, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.1% Buddhism, 2.0% Other Religious Groups, 1.3% Hinduism, 1.2% Christian, nfd.

53.9% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 225 widowed people living in Newton.

56.4% of the people living in Newton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.6% are working on a part time basis. Newton has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Newton are 17.7% Professionals, 17.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Sales workers, 10.3% Labourers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Managers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Newton work in are 15.1% Retail trade, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Construction, 8.6% Manufacturing, 7.4% Education and training, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Wholesale trade.

40.0% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $497 per week and the median household income is $1074 per week.

The median rent in Newton is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newton postcode 5074

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