Tumby Bay Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Tumby Bay (5605) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 236 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Tumby Bay is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Tumby Bay was 1,827 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

91.1% of people living in the suburb of Tumby Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.3% Finland, 0.2% New Zealand, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Italy.

97.1% of people living in Tumby Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Tumby Bay is 28.1% No religion, 22.2% Uniting Church, 15.1% Anglican, 13.8% Catholic, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Lutheran, 2.4% Churches of Christ, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Pentecostal, 0.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

59.2% of people are married, 19.6% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 161 widowed people living in Tumby Bay.

54.6% of the people living in Tumby Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.2% are working on a part time basis. Tumby Bay has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Tumby Bay are 25.5% Managers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Labourers, 11.0% Professionals, 10.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Sales workers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tumby Bay work in are 20.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Retail trade, 10.4% Construction, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Education and training, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.1% Public administration and safety.

43.8% of homes are fully owned, and 25.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $452 per week and the median household income is $735 per week.

The median rent in Tumby Bay is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tumby Bay postcode 5605

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