Tennant Creek Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Tennant Creek (0860) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Alice Springs, Northern Territory. It is about 876 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Tennant Creek is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Tennant Creek was 3,061 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tennant Creek is 32 years of age.

79.7% of people living in the suburb of Tennant Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Philippines, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% Thailand, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Seychelles, 0.2% Kiribati, 0.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Ireland.

60.3% of people living in Tennant Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 19.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 14.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.8% Other, 0.9% Tagalog, 0.5% Filipino , 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Greek, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Tennant Creek is 28.8% No religion, 25.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.5% Catholic, 7.2% Anglican, 6.3% Other Protestant, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.4% Baptist, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Lutheran, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

40.4% of people are married, 41.7% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 118 widowed people living in Tennant Creek.

65.6% of the people living in Tennant Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.9% are working on a part time basis. Tennant Creek has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Tennant Creek are 19.5% Professionals, 16.5% Community & personal service workers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Managers, 10.8% Labourers, 4.8% Sales workers, 4.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Tennant Creek work in are 24.2% Public administration and safety, 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Education and training, 8.4% Construction, 8.0% Retail trade, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Other services, 4.5% Inadequately described/Not stated, 2.9% Administrative and support services.

14.1% of homes are fully owned, and 20.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 57.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $634 per week and the median household income is $1405 per week.

The median rent in Tennant Creek is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tennant Creek postcode 0860

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