Port Huon Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Port Huon (7116) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 43 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Port Huon is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Huon was 578 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Huon is 43 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Port Huon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% England, 1.9% Swaziland, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.9% Romania, 0.9% United States of America, 0.7% Japan, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland.

93.1% of people living in Port Huon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 1.0% Italian, 1.0% Japanese, 0.5% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Port Huon is 31.4% No religion, 22.6% Anglican, 21.1% Catholic, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Uniting Church, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.6% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other Religious Groups.

55.6% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Port Huon.

49.0% of the people living in Port Huon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Port Huon has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Huon are 15.4% Professionals, 15.0% Labourers, 14.6% Managers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.0% Sales workers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Huon work in are 23.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.3% Accommodation and food services, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.8% Manufacturing, 7.4% Construction, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Education and training, 4.9% Other services.

46.2% of homes are fully owned, and 30.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $469 per week and the median household income is $930 per week.

The median rent in Port Huon is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Huon postcode 7116

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