Kensington Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Kensington (5068) is a suburb of Adelaide, Eastern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 4 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Kensington is in the federal electorate of Sturt.

In the 2011 census the population of Kensington was 1,654 and is comprised of approximately 55.3% females and 44.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kensington is 41 years of age.

65.9% of people living in the suburb of Kensington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% England, 3.5% China , 3.0% Korea, Republic of , 2.7% India, 2.6% Italy, 1.3% Malaysia, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Iran, 0.5% Russian Federation, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Lithuania, 0.5% Hong Kong .

74.5% of people living in Kensington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Italian, 3.7% Mandarin, 3.0% Korean, 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Greek, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Kensington is 34.1% No religion, 23.9% Catholic, 12.1% Anglican, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Lutheran, 1.9% Hinduism.

30.1% of people are married, 45.0% have never married and 14.4% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 105 widowed people living in Kensington.

56.2% of the people living in Kensington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Kensington has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Kensington are 40.2% Professionals, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Managers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Technicians & trades workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 6.3% Labourers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kensington work in are 15.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Education and training, 11.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Retail trade, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Manufacturing, 4.4% Construction, 4.0% Administrative and support services.

21.6% of homes are fully owned, and 23.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $550 per week and the median household income is $893 per week.

The median rent in Kensington is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1820 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kensington postcode 5068

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