Tomahawk Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Tomahawk (7262) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 227 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Tomahawk is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Tomahawk was 339 and is comprised of approximately 45.1% females and 54.9% males.

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

89.0% of people living in the suburb of Tomahawk were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.2% New Zealand.

94.1% of people living in Tomahawk speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Tomahawk is 36.8% Anglican, 25.6% No religion, 9.7% Catholic, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.9% Christian, nfd.

57.1% of people are married, 24.2% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Tomahawk.

59.1% of the people living in Tomahawk over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.2% are working on a part time basis. Tomahawk has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Tomahawk are 38.1% Managers, 28.4% Labourers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.2% Technicians & trades workers, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.2% Professionals.

The main industries people from Tomahawk work in are 55.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Construction, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.4% Administrative and support services, 4.4% Wholesale trade, 2.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 2.2% Arts and recreation services.

50.0% of homes are fully owned, and 20.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $352 per week and the median household income is $575 per week.

The median rent in Tomahawk is $15 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tomahawk postcode 7262

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