Croydon Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Croydon (5008) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 4 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Croydon is in the federal electorate of Port Adelaide.

In the 2011 census the population of Croydon was 1,394 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Croydon is 37 years of age.

67.1% of people living in the suburb of Croydon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% Italy, 5.6% Greece, 2.4% England, 1.8% China , 1.5% India, 1.3% Afghanistan, 1.1% Vietnam, 0.7% Kenya, 0.6% Poland, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.6% Iran, 0.4% Cambodia.

60.5% of people living in Croydon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.1% Greek, 9.0% Italian, 4.5% Other, 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.2% Persian, 1.2% Mandarin, 0.9% Vietnamese, 0.9% Polish.

The religious makeup of Croydon is 27.0% Catholic, 26.5% No religion, 15.7% Eastern Orthodox, 5.5% Anglican, 4.4% Uniting Church, 4.3% Islam, 4.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Lutheran, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

40.7% of people are married, 39.8% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 77 widowed people living in Croydon.

56.0% of the people living in Croydon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Croydon has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Croydon are 24.4% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Managers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.6% Labourers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Croydon work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Public administration and safety, 10.4% Education and training, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.4% Retail trade, 8.2% Construction, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Other services, 4.5% Accommodation and food services.

35.1% of homes are fully owned, and 31.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $509 per week and the median household income is $1089 per week.

The median rent in Croydon is $258 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1668 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Croydon postcode 5008

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