Mayfield Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Mayfield (7248) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 167 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Mayfield is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Mayfield was 1,558 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mayfield is 32 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the suburb of Mayfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% Bhutan, 1.5% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.6% Nepal, 0.6% Burma , 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Sudan, 0.3% Sierra Leone, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Liberia, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Philippines.

87.5% of people living in Mayfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Other, 1.8% Other, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Mayfield is 27.4% Anglican, 27.0% No religion, 12.9% Catholic, 12.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Baptist, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Hinduism, 1.2% Salvation Army.

32.7% of people are married, 43.1% have never married and 11.1% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 104 widowed people living in Mayfield.

44.9% of the people living in Mayfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Mayfield has an unemployment rate of 16.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Mayfield are 21.9% Labourers, 14.3% Sales workers, 13.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.3% Community & personal service workers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.4% Professionals, 4.5% Managers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mayfield work in are 15.0% Retail trade, 15.0% Manufacturing, 13.3% Accommodation and food services, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Construction, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Administrative and support services.

21.4% of homes are fully owned, and 26.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $354 per week and the median household income is $630 per week.

The median rent in Mayfield is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1036 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mayfield postcode 7248

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