West Kentish Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

West Kentish (7306) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 187 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. West Kentish is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of West Kentish was 330 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Kentish is 44 years of age.

82.7% of people living in the suburb of West Kentish were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.2% England, 1.5% France, 1.5% Italy, 1.2% United States of America, 1.2% Scotland.

97.6% of people living in West Kentish speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of West Kentish is 32.5% No religion, 19.8% Anglican, 10.9% Baptist, 9.1% Catholic, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 3.6% Jehovah's Witnesses, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.8% Buddhism.

60.8% of people are married, 29.7% have never married and 6.1% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in West Kentish.

47.3% of the people living in West Kentish over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.3% are working on a part time basis. West Kentish has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in West Kentish are 20.9% Managers, 19.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.5% Labourers, 10.8% Sales workers, 8.6% Professionals, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Kentish work in are 18.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.6% Construction, 11.9% Retail trade, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Manufacturing, 7.0% Education and training, 6.3% Other services, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Health care and social assistance.

51.2% of homes are fully owned, and 34.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $371 per week and the median household income is $813 per week.

The median rent in West Kentish is $143 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Kentish postcode 7306

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