Preston Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Preston (7315) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 206 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Preston is in the federal electorate of Braddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Preston was 250 and is comprised of approximately 46.0% females and 54.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Preston is 46 years of age.

82.4% of people living in the suburb of Preston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.6% Netherlands, 1.6% India, 1.6% Germany.

97.2% of people living in Preston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% French, 1.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Preston is 33.3% No religion, 19.3% Anglican, 12.9% Catholic, 11.2% Uniting Church, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Christian, nfd, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Buddhism, 1.6% Salvation Army, 1.6% Other Religious Groups.

52.8% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 12.5% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Preston.

53.2% of the people living in Preston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Preston has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Preston are 31.1% Managers, 18.9% Technicians & trades workers, 17.0% Labourers, 13.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Professionals, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.8% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Preston work in are 28.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.9% Manufacturing, 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Education and training, 5.6% Other services, 3.7% Financial and insurance services, 3.7% Construction, 3.7% Mining.

44.3% of homes are fully owned, and 38.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $334 per week and the median household income is $749 per week.

The median rent in Preston is $85 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Preston postcode 7315

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