Riverside Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Riverside (7250) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 164 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Riverside is in the federal electorates of Bass, Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Riverside was 6,072 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Riverside is 40 years of age.

82.3% of people living in the suburb of Riverside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.6% China , 0.5% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% Sierra Leone, 0.2% Poland.

91.9% of people living in Riverside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% German, 0.3% Tamil, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Riverside is 26.5% No religion, 22.6% Anglican, 16.4% Catholic, 6.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Baptist, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.1% Churches of Christ.

54.0% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 297 widowed people living in Riverside.

54.8% of the people living in Riverside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Riverside has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Riverside are 24.4% Professionals, 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Managers, 9.8% Sales workers, 8.6% Labourers, 4.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Riverside work in are 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Education and training, 11.0% Retail trade, 8.6% Construction, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Manufacturing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Other services, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

40.2% of homes are fully owned, and 35.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $570 per week and the median household income is $1152 per week.

The median rent in Riverside is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1381 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Riverside postcode 7250

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