Longford Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Longford (7301) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 144 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Longford is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Longford was 3,756 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Longford is 44 years of age.

88.3% of people living in the suburb of Longford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Germany, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Ukraine, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Thailand, 0.1% India, 0.1% Italy.

96.5% of people living in Longford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% German, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Longford is 37.5% Anglican, 22.8% No religion, 13.3% Catholic, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.4% Baptist, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.6% Salvation Army.

52.8% of people are married, 27.3% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 241 widowed people living in Longford.

55.2% of the people living in Longford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.1% are working on a part time basis. Longford has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Longford are 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Labourers, 13.7% Managers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Professionals, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 8.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Longford work in are 12.2% Manufacturing, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 8.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.5% Construction, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Education and training.

41.9% of homes are fully owned, and 30.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $458 per week and the median household income is $861 per week.

The median rent in Longford is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Longford postcode 7301

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