Port Hughes Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Port Hughes (5558) is a suburb of Spencer Gulf, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. It is about 135 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Port Hughes is in the federal electorate of Grey.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Hughes was 456 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Hughes is 47 years of age.

82.2% of people living in the suburb of Port Hughes were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 1.8% Italy, 1.5% India, 1.5% Germany, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Croatia, 0.9% Greece, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Philippines.

92.5% of people living in Port Hughes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 1.5% Italian.

The religious makeup of Port Hughes is 26.4% No religion, 22.5% Uniting Church, 17.6% Catholic, 15.9% Anglican, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Lutheran, 2.2% Baptist, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Hinduism, 0.9% Islam.

68.9% of people are married, 15.4% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Port Hughes.

47.2% of the people living in Port Hughes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.2% are working on a part time basis. Port Hughes has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Hughes are 17.8% Managers, 15.4% Labourers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Professionals, 11.2% Sales workers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.9% Community & personal service workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Hughes work in are 13.1% Retail trade, 13.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Education and training, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Other services, 7.7% Construction, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Wholesale trade.

51.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $423 per week and the median household income is $859 per week.

The median rent in Port Hughes is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Hughes postcode 5558

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