Pipers River Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Pipers River (7252) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 200 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Pipers River is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Pipers River was 377 and is comprised of approximately 47.5% females and 52.5% males.

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

84.7% of people living in the suburb of Pipers River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 1.9% Austria, 1.6% Germany, 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% New Zealand.

93.1% of people living in Pipers River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% French.

The religious makeup of Pipers River is 33.1% Anglican, 30.4% No religion, 15.3% Catholic, 7.7% Uniting Church, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.8% Christian, nfd.

56.7% of people are married, 27.0% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Pipers River.

56.5% of the people living in Pipers River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Pipers River has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Pipers River are 16.1% Labourers, 15.0% Managers, 13.3% Professionals, 13.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pipers River work in are 15.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Manufacturing, 12.3% Retail trade, 10.1% Education and training, 9.5% Construction, 8.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Accommodation and food services.

39.1% of homes are fully owned, and 43.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $474 per week and the median household income is $1104 per week.

The median rent in Pipers River is $30 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1232 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pipers River postcode 7252

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