Legerwood Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Legerwood (7263) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 187 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Legerwood is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Legerwood was 255 and is comprised of approximately 44.3% females and 55.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Legerwood is 32 years of age.

90.5% of people living in the suburb of Legerwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.6% South Africa.

92.6% of people living in Legerwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.2% German.

The religious makeup of Legerwood is 27.1% Anglican, 23.1% No religion, 16.5% Catholic, 11.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 3.9% Baptist, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.5% Lutheran, 1.6% Other religious affiliation .

53.0% of people are married, 27.3% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 7.6% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Legerwood.

46.9% of the people living in Legerwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.6% are working on a part time basis. Legerwood has an unemployment rate of 8.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Legerwood are 42.7% Managers, 18.4% Labourers, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.8% Sales workers, 5.8% Community & personal service workers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.9% Professionals.

The main industries people from Legerwood work in are 51.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 9.0% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Construction, 6.0% Education and training, 5.0% Wholesale trade, 4.0% Retail trade, 3.0% Administrative and support services, 3.0% Other services.

35.7% of homes are fully owned, and 40.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $359 per week and the median household income is $657 per week.

The median rent in Legerwood is $110 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $467 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Legerwood postcode 7263

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