Wool Bay Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Wool Bay (5575) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 77 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Wool Bay is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Wool Bay was 608 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wool Bay is 51 years of age.

89.3% of people living in the suburb of Wool Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Malta, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany.

96.5% of people living in Wool Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Greek, 1.0% Other.

The religious makeup of Wool Bay is 23.0% No religion, 22.5% Uniting Church, 14.5% Anglican, 8.7% Catholic, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Lutheran, 5.8% Pentecostal, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Baptist, 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses.

61.5% of people are married, 20.6% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Wool Bay.

57.2% of the people living in Wool Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Wool Bay has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wool Bay are 37.7% Managers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Labourers, 9.9% Professionals, 7.3% Sales workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.8% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Wool Bay work in are 36.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.4% Retail trade, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Education and training, 7.4% Construction, 4.1% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Manufacturing, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 2.6% Public administration and safety.

61.6% of homes are fully owned, and 19.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $385 per week and the median household income is $786 per week.

The median rent in Wool Bay is $155 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $909 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wool Bay postcode 5575

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