Midway Point Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Midway Point (7171) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 19 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Midway Point is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Midway Point was 2,598 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Midway Point is 36 years of age.

86.2% of people living in the suburb of Midway Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Finland, 0.2% Japan, 0.2% India, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Hong Kong .

94.5% of people living in Midway Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% German, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Japanese, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Italian.

The religious makeup of Midway Point is 29.4% Anglican, 28.4% No religion, 20.0% Catholic, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Baptist.

46.0% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 101 widowed people living in Midway Point.

59.5% of the people living in Midway Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Midway Point has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Midway Point are 18.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Professionals, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Labourers, 10.5% Sales workers, 9.9% Managers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Midway Point work in are 12.8% Public administration and safety, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 9.1% Construction, 8.5% Manufacturing, 6.5% Education and training, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Other services.

29.4% of homes are fully owned, and 45.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $583 per week and the median household income is $1053 per week.

The median rent in Midway Point is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

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