Mountain River Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Mountain River (7109) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 18 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Mountain River is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Mountain River was 577 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Mountain River is 40 years of age.

77.3% of people living in the suburb of Mountain River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.7% Netherlands, 1.7% United States of America, 1.4% South Africa, 1.4% Germany, 1.4% Scotland, 1.2% China , 1.0% Canada, 0.9% Philippines.

92.2% of people living in Mountain River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.2% German, 1.0% Dutch, 0.5% Hungarian, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% French, 0.5% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Mountain River is 40.1% No religion, 19.2% Anglican, 12.5% Catholic, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Salvation Army, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Buddhism.

58.8% of people are married, 27.6% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 0.7% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Mountain River.

48.8% of the people living in Mountain River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.8% are working on a part time basis. Mountain River has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Mountain River are 24.5% Professionals, 15.0% Managers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Labourers, 8.0% Sales workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mountain River work in are 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 10.5% Public administration and safety, 10.2% Construction, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.0% Manufacturing, 6.3% Education and training, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

44.1% of homes are fully owned, and 44.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $509 per week and the median household income is $1170 per week.

The median rent in Mountain River is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mountain River postcode 7109

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