Railton Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Railton (7305) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 187 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Railton is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Railton was 1,231 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

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

86.6% of people living in the suburb of Railton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.5% Norway, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% Germany.

96.3% of people living in Railton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% German, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Railton is 30.1% No religion, 23.1% Anglican, 18.2% Catholic, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 3.8% Baptist, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Latter-day Saints, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

51.7% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 70 widowed people living in Railton.

54.5% of the people living in Railton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Railton has an unemployment rate of 8.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Railton are 20.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.8% Labourers, 14.3% Managers, 10.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.9% Professionals, 7.3% Sales workers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Railton work in are 15.0% Manufacturing, 12.1% Retail trade, 10.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Education and training, 5.0% Other services.

45.4% of homes are fully owned, and 35.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $374 per week and the median household income is $769 per week.

The median rent in Railton is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $975 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Railton postcode 7305

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