Mount Barker Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Mount Barker (5251) is a suburb of Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, South Australia. It is about 28 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Mount Barker is in the federal electorate of Mayo.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Barker was 11,809 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Barker is 36 years of age.

81.8% of people living in the suburb of Mount Barker were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% United States of America, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% India, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Ireland.

93.0% of people living in Mount Barker speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Mount Barker is 30.8% No religion, 13.9% Catholic, 13.2% Anglican, 9.7% Uniting Church, 8.9% Lutheran, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Baptist, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed.

49.7% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 516 widowed people living in Mount Barker.

56.1% of the people living in Mount Barker over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Mount Barker has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Barker are 18.2% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Managers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 10.7% Labourers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Barker work in are 13.5% Retail trade, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Manufacturing, 8.2% Public administration and safety, 8.0% Construction, 7.8% Education and training, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Other services.

23.3% of homes are fully owned, and 39.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $568 per week and the median household income is $1102 per week.

The median rent in Mount Barker is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Barker postcode 5251

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