Saltwater River Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Saltwater River (7186) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 37 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Saltwater River is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Saltwater River was 279 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the people in Saltwater River is 49 years of age.

86.0% of people living in the suburb of Saltwater River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.8% Scotland.

92.8% of people living in Saltwater River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Saltwater River is 38.6% No religion, 23.6% Anglican, 12.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.7% Catholic, 2.9% Pentecostal, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Buddhism.

50.7% of people are married, 24.9% have never married and 12.9% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Saltwater River.

50.4% of the people living in Saltwater River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Saltwater River has an unemployment rate of 8.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Saltwater River are 21.2% Managers, 18.2% Labourers, 15.2% Professionals, 12.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Saltwater River work in are 26.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.1% Manufacturing, 8.1% Retail trade, 7.1% Arts and recreation services, 7.1% Education and training, 6.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.1% Public administration and safety.

47.8% of homes are fully owned, and 28.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $409 per week and the median household income is $724 per week.

The median rent in Saltwater River is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $953 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Saltwater River postcode 7186

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