Patersonia Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Patersonia (7259) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 172 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Patersonia is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Patersonia was 188 and is comprised of approximately 43.6% females and 56.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Patersonia is 51 years of age.

70.1% of people living in the suburb of Patersonia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% New Zealand, 3.2% Netherlands, 3.2% England, 3.2% Germany, 3.2% Denmark.

78.8% of people living in Patersonia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.6% Dutch, 1.6% Filipino , 1.6% Hungarian, 1.6% German.

The religious makeup of Patersonia is 32.3% No religion, 25.3% Anglican, 22.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.9% Catholic, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist.

48.8% of people are married, 34.4% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 5.6% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Patersonia.

48.0% of the people living in Patersonia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.3% are working on a part time basis. Patersonia has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Patersonia are 23.3% Professionals, 20.5% Community & personal service workers, 16.4% Managers, 15.1% Labourers, 11.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.1% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Patersonia work in are 19.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 16.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Education and training, 9.9% Construction, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Administrative and support services, 5.6% Information media and telecommunications, 5.6% Other services, 4.2% Manufacturing.

43.7% of homes are fully owned, and 39.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $367 per week and the median household income is $875 per week.

The median rent in Patersonia is $75 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Patersonia postcode 7259

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