Port Lincoln Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Port Lincoln (5606) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 251 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Port Lincoln is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Lincoln was 14,088 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Lincoln is 38 years of age.

86.5% of people living in the suburb of Port Lincoln were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% India, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Greece, 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

92.8% of people living in Port Lincoln speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Croatian, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Port Lincoln is 30.5% No religion, 18.7% Catholic, 11.7% Anglican, 11.6% Uniting Church, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Lutheran, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.3% Baptist, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

45.9% of people are married, 34.8% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 772 widowed people living in Port Lincoln.

54.1% of the people living in Port Lincoln over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Port Lincoln has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Lincoln are 15.9% Labourers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Professionals, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Managers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Lincoln work in are 13.1% Retail trade, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Construction, 8.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.0% Education and training, 7.4% Manufacturing, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

28.6% of homes are fully owned, and 31.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $523 per week and the median household income is $924 per week.

The median rent in Port Lincoln is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1313 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Lincoln postcode 5606

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