Orford Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Orford (7190) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 58 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Orford is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Orford was 518 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Orford is 57 years of age.

87.1% of people living in the suburb of Orford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Thailand, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% Netherlands.

93.2% of people living in Orford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Filipino , 0.8% Greek.

The religious makeup of Orford is 39.1% Anglican, 22.5% No religion, 16.0% Catholic, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.2% Other Religious Groups, 1.0% Baptist, 0.6% Salvation Army.

63.2% of people are married, 13.6% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 28 widowed people living in Orford.

44.4% of the people living in Orford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.9% are working on a part time basis. Orford has an unemployment rate of 11.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Orford are 22.7% Managers, 15.7% Labourers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Professionals, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.1% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Orford work in are 14.0% Retail trade, 12.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.8% Accommodation and food services, 12.2% Public administration and safety, 11.0% Construction, 9.3% Education and training, 6.4% Health care and social assistance, 4.7% Manufacturing, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.6% of homes are fully owned, and 24.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $445 per week and the median household income is $805 per week.

The median rent in Orford is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Orford postcode 7190

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