Ridgley Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Ridgley (7321) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 229 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Ridgley is in the federal electorate of Braddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Ridgley was 746 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ridgley is 39 years of age.

90.9% of people living in the suburb of Ridgley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.5% Netherlands.

96.4% of people living in Ridgley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Ridgley is 24.3% Anglican, 22.4% No religion, 16.6% Catholic, 14.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Uniting Church, 6.0% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Brethren, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Baptist, 1.2% Lutheran.

59.8% of people are married, 28.4% have never married and 5.0% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Ridgley.

53.2% of the people living in Ridgley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.4% are working on a part time basis. Ridgley has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Ridgley are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 17.3% Labourers, 13.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Managers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Professionals, 8.5% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Ridgley work in are 12.5% Manufacturing, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Construction, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.8% Other services, 6.8% Mining, 6.0% Public administration and safety.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 49.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $435 per week and the median household income is $1068 per week.

The median rent in Ridgley is $183 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1110 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ridgley postcode 7321

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