Legana Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Legana (7277) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 170 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Legana is in the federal electorates of Bass, Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Legana was 3,678 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

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

84.2% of people living in the suburb of Legana were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Marshall Islands, 0.2% Belgium, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

95.2% of people living in Legana speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% German, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Other, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Legana is 24.7% No religion, 23.2% Anglican, 15.2% Catholic, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.1% Uniting Church, 4.7% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Pentecostal, 2.3% Baptist, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

59.4% of people are married, 24.4% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 210 widowed people living in Legana.

57.4% of the people living in Legana over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.1% are working on a part time basis. Legana has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Legana are 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 17.7% Professionals, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Managers, 10.8% Sales workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Labourers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Legana work in are 12.2% Retail trade, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Manufacturing, 9.8% Education and training, 8.7% Construction, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Other services, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

39.5% of homes are fully owned, and 45.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1271 per week.

The median rent in Legana is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1528 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Legana postcode 7277

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