Black Forest Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Black Forest (5035) is a suburb of Adelaide, Western & Beach Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 5 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Black Forest is in the federal electorate of Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Black Forest was 1,998 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the people in Black Forest is 37 years of age.

73.6% of people living in the suburb of Black Forest were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 2.4% China , 2.2% India, 1.9% Greece, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Afghanistan, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Nepal.

77.9% of people living in Black Forest speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Greek, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Mandarin, 1.8% Other, 1.1% Italian, 1.0% Hindi, 0.7% Punjabi, 0.7% German, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Black Forest is 32.0% No religion, 16.8% Catholic, 10.3% Anglican, 8.7% Uniting Church, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Islam, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.8% Baptist.

44.4% of people are married, 41.3% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 62 widowed people living in Black Forest.

56.8% of the people living in Black Forest over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. Black Forest has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Black Forest are 30.2% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Managers, 10.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.2% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Black Forest work in are 16.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Education and training, 9.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.7% Retail trade, 8.6% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Manufacturing, 4.8% Financial and insurance services, 4.0% Construction.

30.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $637 per week and the median household income is $1199 per week.

The median rent in Black Forest is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1797 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Black Forest postcode 5035

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