St Marys Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

St Marys (7215) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 161 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. St Marys is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of St Marys was 800 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of St Marys is 46 years of age.

81.9% of people living in the suburb of St Marys were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.6% Scotland, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Thailand, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Hungary, 0.4% India, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Indonesia.

94.9% of people living in St Marys speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Russian, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Hungarian.

The religious makeup of St Marys is 32.0% No religion, 31.7% Anglican, 13.0% Catholic, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Salvation Army, 1.1% Buddhism.

45.4% of people are married, 31.7% have never married and 12.5% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 40 widowed people living in St Marys.

42.9% of the people living in St Marys 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. St Marys has an unemployment rate of 12.4%.

The main occupations of people living in St Marys are 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 17.1% Labourers, 16.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Professionals, 11.1% Managers, 9.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from St Marys work in are 17.8% Health care and social assistance, 13.5% Public administration and safety, 10.9% Education and training, 10.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.7% Retail trade, 8.3% Mining, 8.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.7% Construction, 5.2% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

51.0% of homes are fully owned, and 25.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $346 per week and the median household income is $572 per week.

The median rent in St Marys is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $693 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for St Marys postcode 7215

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