Dodges Ferry Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Dodges Ferry (7173) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 24 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Dodges Ferry is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Dodges Ferry was 2,319 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

88.0% of people living in the suburb of Dodges Ferry were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Finland, 0.3% France, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% China , 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines.

93.9% of people living in Dodges Ferry speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Dodges Ferry is 35.4% No religion, 27.9% Anglican, 16.8% Catholic, 10.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Uniting Church, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.9% Christian, nfd, 0.5% Baptist.

43.2% of people are married, 35.8% have never married and 13.2% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 70 widowed people living in Dodges Ferry.

52.6% of the people living in Dodges Ferry over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Dodges Ferry has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Dodges Ferry are 20.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.3% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.2% Managers, 9.2% Labourers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dodges Ferry work in are 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Construction, 11.3% Retail trade, 8.8% Public administration and safety, 8.2% Education and training, 7.6% Manufacturing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Other services, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

28.9% of homes are fully owned, and 47.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $540 per week and the median household income is $962 per week.

The median rent in Dodges Ferry is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dodges Ferry postcode 7173

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