Highgate Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Highgate (5063) is a suburb of Adelaide, Eastern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 4 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Highgate is in the federal electorate of Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Highgate was 1,444 and is comprised of approximately 53.9% females and 46.1% males.

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

75.4% of people living in the suburb of Highgate were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 3.4% China , 1.4% Malaysia, 1.3% Korea, Republic of , 1.0% Italy, 1.0% India, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Kenya, 0.6% Japan, 0.6% Tuvalu, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Greece, 0.4% Singapore.

79.9% of people living in Highgate speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Mandarin, 2.7% Greek, 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Italian, 1.2% Other, 1.0% Cantonese, 1.0% Korean, 0.7% Croatian, 0.7% German.

The religious makeup of Highgate is 26.0% No religion, 17.3% Catholic, 14.5% Anglican, 11.7% Uniting Church, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Lutheran, 4.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Baptist, 2.4% Buddhism, 1.9% Christian, nfd.

52.8% of people are married, 31.7% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 61 widowed people living in Highgate.

56.5% of the people living in Highgate over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Highgate has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Highgate are 37.9% Professionals, 14.1% Managers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 7.9% Technicians & trades workers, 6.8% Labourers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Highgate work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Education and training, 11.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.1% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Manufacturing, 5.2% Financial and insurance services, 4.4% Wholesale trade.

38.9% of homes are fully owned, and 36.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $737 per week and the median household income is $1519 per week.

The median rent in Highgate is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Highgate postcode 5063

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