Hillwood Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Hillwood (7252) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 185 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Hillwood is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Hillwood was 819 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

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

84.3% of people living in the suburb of Hillwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.6% Scotland, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Wales, 0.5% South Africa.

95.6% of people living in Hillwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Hillwood is 30.5% No religion, 29.5% Anglican, 14.3% Catholic, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.3% Christian, nfd, 3.9% Uniting Church, 1.0% Churches of Christ, 1.0% Salvation Army, 1.0% Buddhism.

64.2% of people are married, 23.1% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Hillwood.

60.8% of the people living in Hillwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Hillwood has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Hillwood are 18.2% Professionals, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.3% Managers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.1% Labourers, 7.1% Sales workers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hillwood work in are 16.0% Manufacturing, 10.8% Education and training, 10.1% Retail trade, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.9% Construction, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Other services.

46.9% of homes are fully owned, and 38.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $549 per week and the median household income is $1294 per week.

The median rent in Hillwood is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hillwood postcode 7252

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