Melrose Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Melrose (5483) is a suburb of Far North, Far North, South Australia. It is about 238 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Melrose is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Melrose was 406 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Melrose is 42 years of age.

86.7% of people living in the suburb of Melrose were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.5% Germany, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.7% New Zealand.

93.8% of people living in Melrose speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Japanese, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Russian.

The religious makeup of Melrose is 30.5% No religion, 26.4% Uniting Church, 11.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.3% Anglican, 7.9% Catholic, 3.7% Lutheran, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Baptist.

56.1% of people are married, 20.6% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 5.5% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Melrose.

63.7% of the people living in Melrose over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Melrose has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Melrose are 42.1% Managers, 19.5% Professionals, 10.5% Labourers, 8.4% Technicians & trades workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.2% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Melrose work in are 35.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Education and training, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Mining, 4.7% Retail trade, 4.7% Wholesale trade, 3.1% Manufacturing.

57.7% of homes are fully owned, and 23.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $517 per week and the median household income is $761 per week.

The median rent in Melrose is $65 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Melrose postcode 5483

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