Parrakie Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Parrakie (5301) is a suburb of South, South East, South Australia. It is about 158 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Parrakie is in the federal electorate of Barker.

In the 2011 census the population of Parrakie was 270 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parrakie is 47 years of age.

92.1% of people living in the suburb of Parrakie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% New Zealand, 1.5% Philippines, 1.1% England.

94.4% of people living in Parrakie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Filipino , 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian.

The religious makeup of Parrakie is 27.1% Uniting Church, 17.8% No religion, 12.6% Lutheran, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.0% Catholic, 9.7% Anglican, 8.2% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist.

56.9% of people are married, 21.3% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Parrakie.

66.2% of the people living in Parrakie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Parrakie has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Parrakie are 58.6% Managers, 11.3% Technicians & trades workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.5% Professionals, 4.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.5% Labourers, 2.3% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Parrakie work in are 65.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Education and training, 3.9% Retail trade, 3.1% Construction, 2.3% Accommodation and food services, 2.3% Manufacturing, 2.3% Other services, 2.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

55.9% of homes are fully owned, and 22.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $363 per week and the median household income is $680 per week.

The median rent in Parrakie is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parrakie postcode 5301

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