Latrobe Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Latrobe (7307) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 198 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Latrobe is in the federal electorates of Braddon, Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Latrobe was 3,897 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Latrobe is 42 years of age.

87.9% of people living in the suburb of Latrobe were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Western Sahara, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Samoa, 0.1% Hungary, 0.1% Croatia, 0.1% Wales.

94.2% of people living in Latrobe speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Samoan, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% German, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Other, 0.1% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Latrobe is 27.6% No religion, 24.6% Anglican, 18.9% Catholic, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 4.2% Baptist, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.6% Buddhism, 0.5% Churches of Christ.

49.3% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 256 widowed people living in Latrobe.

54.4% of the people living in Latrobe over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Latrobe has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Latrobe are 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Labourers, 12.4% Professionals, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Managers, 10.4% Sales workers, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Latrobe work in are 12.6% Manufacturing, 12.5% Retail trade, 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.9% Construction, 8.0% Education and training, 6.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Public administration and safety.

35.3% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $448 per week and the median household income is $851 per week.

The median rent in Latrobe is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Latrobe postcode 7307

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