Dover Gardens Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Dover Gardens (5048) is a suburb of Adelaide, Southern Suburbs, South Australia. It is about 12 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Dover Gardens is in the federal electorate of Boothby.

In the 2011 census the population of Dover Gardens was 2,581 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dover Gardens is 38 years of age.

71.6% of people living in the suburb of Dover Gardens were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 1.9% Scotland, 1.3% India, 1.3% Netherlands, 0.8% China , 0.8% Iran, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Ethiopia, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Kenya, 0.4% Saudi Arabia.

83.3% of people living in Dover Gardens speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Other, 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Arabic, 1.2% Persian, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Dover Gardens is 30.1% No religion, 18.9% Catholic, 13.7% Anglican, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Uniting Church, 2.4% Islam, 2.3% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.7% Hinduism.

42.8% of people are married, 36.3% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 148 widowed people living in Dover Gardens.

55.2% of the people living in Dover Gardens over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Dover Gardens has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Dover Gardens are 21.2% Professionals, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Sales workers, 10.4% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dover Gardens work in are 14.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 8.5% Education and training, 8.3% Construction, 7.9% Manufacturing, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Other services.

25.8% of homes are fully owned, and 32.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $496 per week and the median household income is $938 per week.

The median rent in Dover Gardens is $245 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dover Gardens postcode 5048

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