Moonta Bay Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Moonta Bay (5558) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 136 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Moonta Bay is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Moonta Bay was 1,978 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

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

84.3% of people living in the suburb of Moonta Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% New Zealand, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Sweden, 0.3% Norway, 0.3% Latvia.

95.9% of people living in Moonta Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Moonta Bay is 27.2% No religion, 23.8% Uniting Church, 15.0% Anglican, 13.7% Catholic, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Lutheran, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Baptist, 0.8% Eastern Orthodox.

60.1% of people are married, 19.9% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 114 widowed people living in Moonta Bay.

46.4% of the people living in Moonta Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.3% are working on a part time basis. Moonta Bay has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Moonta Bay are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Professionals, 13.9% Managers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Labourers, 10.2% Sales workers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Moonta Bay work in are 15.5% Construction, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 9.8% Education and training, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.6% Manufacturing, 4.2% Other services, 3.8% Public administration and safety.

49.6% of homes are fully owned, and 24.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $402 per week and the median household income is $744 per week.

The median rent in Moonta Bay is $215 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moonta Bay postcode 5558

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