Hamilton Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Hamilton (7140) is a suburb of Tasmania, West Coast, Tasmania. It is about 54 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Hamilton is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Hamilton was 476 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hamilton is 40 years of age.

85.1% of people living in the suburb of Hamilton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% United States of America.

92.0% of people living in Hamilton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other.

The religious makeup of Hamilton is 41.7% Anglican, 18.9% No religion, 17.6% Catholic, 14.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.7% Other Religious Groups, 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Buddhism, 0.6% Eastern Orthodox, 0.6% Presbyterian and Reformed.

48.8% of people are married, 32.0% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Hamilton.

54.2% of the people living in Hamilton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.2% are working on a part time basis. Hamilton has an unemployment rate of 11.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Hamilton are 25.9% Managers, 15.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.9% Labourers, 10.6% Professionals, 9.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Technicians & trades workers, 6.3% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Hamilton work in are 31.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.7% Public administration and safety, 8.5% Education and training, 8.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Construction, 6.4% Health care and social assistance, 5.3% Retail trade, 5.3% Wholesale trade.

40.2% of homes are fully owned, and 35.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $390 per week and the median household income is $836 per week.

The median rent in Hamilton is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1096 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hamilton postcode 7140

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