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Humbug Scrub is located in southeast South Australia and has a population of around 780 (53.1% male, 46.9% female). Around 224 families live in the area and of those 29.9% have one or more children under the age of 15. 2.2% of families have only a single parent while 45.5% of couples have no children. Humbug Scrub covers an area of approximately 8729 hectares or around 87 square kilometres (km2) (21570 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Humbug Scrub is between $400-$599 per week (15.2% of people). 8.6% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 4.4% of the population.
Of the 269 private dwellings in Humbug Scrub 43% are owned outright by their occupiers, 46% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 7% are being rented. On average there are around 2.9 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Humbug Scrub is as follows: 96.3% separate houses, 0.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 2.2% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Humbug Scrub 65% are married, 6% are divorced, 1% are separated, 2% are widowed and 25% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Humbug Scrub has close to average migrant population, with around 30.4% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (18.0%), Italy (1.5%), Germany (1.3%), South Africa (0.9%), United States of America (0.6%).
Humbug Scrub varies in altitude/elevation from about 119 m (highlight point) to 518 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Humbug Scrub is 5114.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Humbug Scrub include Golden Grove, Kersbrook, Mount Crawford, One Tree Hill, Uleybury, Upper Hermitage, Warren and Williamstown.
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