Boston Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Boston (5607) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 252 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Boston is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Boston was 856 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Boston is 36 years of age.

89.7% of people living in the suburb of Boston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Ethiopia, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Germany.

96.1% of people living in Boston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% Japanese, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Boston is 29.1% No religion, 18.6% Catholic, 12.9% Uniting Church, 11.7% Anglican, 7.2% Lutheran, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Christian, nfd, 3.6% Pentecostal, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Buddhism.

63.3% of people are married, 25.7% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Boston.

55.3% of the people living in Boston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Boston has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Boston are 19.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Managers, 13.7% Professionals, 10.8% Labourers, 10.4% Sales workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Boston work in are 12.4% Retail trade, 11.5% Construction, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.7% Manufacturing, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Education and training, 6.0% Other services.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 58.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $642 per week and the median household income is $1384 per week.

The median rent in Boston is $68 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1798 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Boston postcode 5607

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