St Helens Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

St Helens (7216) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 190 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. St Helens is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of St Helens was 2,173 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of St Helens is 51 years of age.

82.6% of people living in the suburb of St Helens were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Malta, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% China , 0.2% Canada.

94.8% of people living in St Helens speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% German, 0.4% Other, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% French, 0.1% Croatian, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Mandarin, 0.1% Other.

The religious makeup of St Helens is 36.1% Anglican, 27.5% No religion, 13.3% Catholic, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.9% Buddhism.

47.5% of people are married, 25.2% have never married and 14.5% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 169 widowed people living in St Helens.

43.7% of the people living in St Helens over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.4% are working on a part time basis. St Helens has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in St Helens are 17.6% Labourers, 15.3% Managers, 12.8% Sales workers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Professionals, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from St Helens work in are 15.7% Retail trade, 12.9% Accommodation and food services, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.5% Construction, 7.0% Education and training, 6.0% Manufacturing, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

44.3% of homes are fully owned, and 24.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $375 per week and the median household income is $662 per week.

The median rent in St Helens is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for St Helens postcode 7216

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