Ridgeway Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Ridgeway (7054) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 6 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Ridgeway is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of Ridgeway was 168 and is comprised of approximately 47.6% females and 52.4% males.

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

75.6% of people living in the suburb of Ridgeway were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.7% England, 3.6% Germany, 2.4% United States of America, 2.4% China , 1.8% New Zealand, 1.8% Scotland.

86.3% of people living in Ridgeway speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% German, 1.8% Greek, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.8% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Ridgeway is 44.6% No religion, 22.9% Anglican, 12.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Christian, nfd, 4.2% Catholic, 3.6% Lutheran, 3.6% Latter-day Saints, 2.4% Other religious affiliation .

53.8% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 0 widowed people living in Ridgeway.

54.8% of the people living in Ridgeway over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.4% are working on a part time basis. Ridgeway has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Ridgeway are 36.2% Professionals, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Labourers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Managers, 7.4% Sales workers, 6.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ridgeway work in are 16.5% Education and training, 14.3% Public administration and safety, 12.1% Construction, 11.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.4% Inadequately described/Not stated.

38.3% of homes are fully owned, and 51.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 5.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $871 per week and the median household income is $2324 per week.

The median rent in Ridgeway is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ridgeway postcode 7054

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