Oakden Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Oakden (5086) is a suburb of Adelaide, North & North East Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 9 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Oakden is in the federal electorate of Sturt.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakden was 3,665 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oakden is 40 years of age.

68.2% of people living in the suburb of Oakden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 3.0% China , 1.7% India, 1.4% Vietnam, 1.3% Poland, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Italy, 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.0% Cambodia, 0.9% Inadequately described, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Germany.

73.2% of people living in Oakden speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Cantonese, 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Mandarin, 2.0% Italian, 1.9% Other, 1.9% Polish, 1.6% Khmer, 1.6% Greek, 1.5% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Oakden is 24.8% No religion, 22.7% Catholic, 9.5% Anglican, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Uniting Church, 4.1% Buddhism, 3.8% Eastern Orthodox, 3.4% Lutheran, 2.9% Baptist, 2.8% Christian, nfd.

48.5% of people are married, 32.4% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 168 widowed people living in Oakden.

59.2% of the people living in Oakden over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Oakden has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakden are 24.2% Professionals, 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Managers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Technicians & trades workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.4% Labourers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakden work in are 16.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Public administration and safety, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.4% Manufacturing, 7.4% Education and training, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Financial and insurance services.

26.0% of homes are fully owned, and 37.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $1230 per week.

The median rent in Oakden is $202 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakden postcode 5086

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