Granton Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Granton (7030) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 17 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Granton is in the federal electorates of Denison, Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Granton was 1,518 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Granton is 38 years of age.

92.2% of people living in the suburb of Granton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Fiji, 0.4% Congo, Democratic Republic of, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Greece, 0.3% South Africa.

96.6% of people living in Granton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Granton is 35.6% Anglican, 29.3% Catholic, 18.2% No religion, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 1.2% Brethren, 0.9% Baptist, 0.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.5% Pentecostal, 0.5% Eastern Orthodox.

56.8% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Granton.

59.4% of the people living in Granton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Granton has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Granton are 22.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Managers, 10.5% Sales workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Labourers, 8.6% Professionals, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Granton work in are 13.4% Manufacturing, 12.1% Construction, 10.8% Retail trade, 9.2% Public administration and safety, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 6.2% Education and training, 5.0% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Other services.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 54.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $650 per week and the median household income is $1594 per week.

The median rent in Granton is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Granton postcode 7030

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