Vale Park Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Vale Park (5081) is a suburb of Adelaide, Eastern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 5 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Vale Park is in the federal electorate of Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Vale Park was 2,158 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Vale Park is 43 years of age.

68.7% of people living in the suburb of Vale Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 2.8% China , 2.8% Italy, 2.3% India, 1.2% South Africa, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% Vietnam, 1.0% Greece, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% Iran.

73.9% of people living in Vale Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Italian, 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Mandarin, 2.8% Greek, 2.1% Other, 1.6% Cantonese, 1.2% Vietnamese, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Russian.

The religious makeup of Vale Park is 25.5% Catholic, 23.1% No religion, 13.9% Anglican, 10.4% Uniting Church, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.6% Hinduism, 2.4% Lutheran, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

56.2% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 134 widowed people living in Vale Park.

57.9% of the people living in Vale Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.1% are working on a part time basis. Vale Park has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Vale Park are 33.8% Professionals, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Managers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 6.2% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Vale Park work in are 17.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Education and training, 9.2% Retail trade, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.0% Construction, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Wholesale trade.

48.9% of homes are fully owned, and 27.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $620 per week and the median household income is $1306 per week.

The median rent in Vale Park is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1534 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Vale Park postcode 5081

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