Kingston Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Kingston (7050) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 11 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Kingston is in the federal electorates of Denison, Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Kingston was 9,760 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Kingston is 36 years of age.

78.8% of people living in the suburb of Kingston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% China , 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% India, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Chile, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Wales.

88.9% of people living in Kingston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 0.9% Dutch, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.7% German, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Korean.

The religious makeup of Kingston is 28.0% No religion, 23.3% Anglican, 18.4% Catholic, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Christian, nfd, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.2% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

49.4% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 484 widowed people living in Kingston.

55.6% of the people living in Kingston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.8% are working on a part time basis. Kingston has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Kingston are 21.7% Professionals, 19.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Managers, 10.8% Sales workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kingston work in are 13.5% Public administration and safety, 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Retail trade, 9.5% Education and training, 7.7% Construction, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Manufacturing, 3.8% Other services.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 37.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $568 per week and the median household income is $1117 per week.

The median rent in Kingston is $265 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kingston postcode 7050

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