Beechford Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Beechford (7252) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 209 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Beechford is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Beechford was 351 and is comprised of approximately 47.0% females and 53.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beechford is 45 years of age.

82.2% of people living in the suburb of Beechford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 3.2% Austria, 1.4% Italy.

93.2% of people living in Beechford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Italian.

The religious makeup of Beechford is 34.1% Anglican, 27.3% No religion, 16.8% Catholic, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 0.9% Pentecostal.

57.3% of people are married, 23.5% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Beechford.

66.9% of the people living in Beechford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Beechford has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Beechford are 19.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Labourers, 12.2% Managers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Professionals, 8.2% Sales workers, 8.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beechford work in are 27.5% Manufacturing, 11.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.4% Retail trade, 8.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.1% Education and training, 6.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Other services, 4.0% Construction.

43.2% of homes are fully owned, and 46.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $459 per week and the median household income is $906 per week.

The median rent in Beechford is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beechford postcode 7252

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