Cowell Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Cowell (5602) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 207 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Cowell is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Cowell was 1,069 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cowell is 44 years of age.

85.1% of people living in the suburb of Cowell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Ethiopia, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Germany.

90.0% of people living in Cowell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Cowell is 27.1% No religion, 19.4% Uniting Church, 13.3% Catholic, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.3% Lutheran, 10.6% Anglican, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.7% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.7% Buddhism.

54.3% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 63 widowed people living in Cowell.

53.4% of the people living in Cowell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.6% are working on a part time basis. Cowell has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Cowell are 23.7% Managers, 14.5% Labourers, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Professionals, 7.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.1% Sales workers, 4.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cowell work in are 18.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.6% Mining, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Retail trade, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Construction, 5.5% Education and training, 5.1% Manufacturing, 3.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $429 per week and the median household income is $791 per week.

The median rent in Cowell is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cowell postcode 5602

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