Sandford Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Sandford (7020) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 15 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Sandford is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandford was 1,902 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sandford is 40 years of age.

85.3% of people living in the suburb of Sandford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Greece.

95.1% of people living in Sandford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Polish.

The religious makeup of Sandford is 33.7% No religion, 28.8% Anglican, 18.8% Catholic, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.7% Other religious affiliation , 0.6% Other Religious Groups, 0.6% Buddhism.

57.5% of people are married, 29.0% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 33 widowed people living in Sandford.

56.4% of the people living in Sandford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Sandford has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandford are 20.1% Technicians & trades workers, 19.7% Professionals, 16.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Managers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Labourers, 8.2% Sales workers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sandford work in are 11.7% Public administration and safety, 11.7% Construction, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Retail trade, 9.6% Education and training, 7.2% Manufacturing, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Other services, 4.3% Accommodation and food services.

33.4% of homes are fully owned, and 58.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 5.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $671 per week and the median household income is $1607 per week.

The median rent in Sandford is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1509 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandford postcode 7020

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