Scotchtown Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Scotchtown (7330) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 287 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Scotchtown is in the federal electorate of Braddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Scotchtown was 303 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Scotchtown is 30 years of age.

83.8% of people living in the suburb of Scotchtown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% New Zealand, 2.3% South Africa, 1.7% Germany, 1.3% England.

97.0% of people living in Scotchtown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Scotchtown is 27.0% No religion, 18.8% Catholic, 14.8% Anglican, 13.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Christian, nfd, 4.6% Baptist, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.3% Brethren, 2.0% Pentecostal.

51.9% of people are married, 34.8% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 5 widowed people living in Scotchtown.

61.3% of the people living in Scotchtown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Scotchtown has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Scotchtown are 23.3% Labourers, 20.7% Managers, 12.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Professionals, 8.0% Sales workers, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Scotchtown work in are 25.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 22.1% Manufacturing, 12.8% Construction, 9.4% Retail trade, 9.4% Education and training, 4.7% Other services, 4.7% Wholesale trade, 3.4% Mining, 2.0% Accommodation and food services.

24.7% of homes are fully owned, and 53.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $624 per week and the median household income is $1281 per week.

The median rent in Scotchtown is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1615 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Scotchtown postcode 7330

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