Roxby Downs Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Roxby Downs (5725) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 511 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Roxby Downs is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Roxby Downs was 4,702 and is comprised of approximately 41.2% females and 58.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Roxby Downs is 29 years of age.

76.3% of people living in the suburb of Roxby Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% South Africa, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.9% England, 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% India, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Chile, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.2% Dominican Republic, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Iran.

82.6% of people living in Roxby Downs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Other, 0.7% Spanish, 0.5% Filipino , 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Tamil, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Indonesian, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Roxby Downs is 30.8% No religion, 20.3% Catholic, 14.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.8% Anglican, 9.1% Uniting Church, 4.3% Lutheran, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Baptist.

46.5% of people are married, 42.8% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Roxby Downs.

78.3% of the people living in Roxby Downs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 13.3% are working on a part time basis. Roxby Downs has an unemployment rate of 1.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Roxby Downs are 26.8% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.2% Professionals, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Labourers, 8.0% Managers, 5.0% Community & personal service workers, 4.0% Sales workers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Roxby Downs work in are 49.3% Mining, 9.2% Construction, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Administrative and support services, 4.3% Retail trade, 4.2% Education and training, 3.3% Manufacturing, 3.0% Wholesale trade, 2.3% Health care and social assistance.

6.3% of homes are fully owned, and 25.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 66.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1463 per week and the median household income is $2756 per week.

The median rent in Roxby Downs is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2339 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Roxby Downs postcode 5725

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