Tom Price Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Tom Price (6751) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 1047 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Tom Price is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Tom Price was 5,460 and is comprised of approximately 34.8% females and 65.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tom Price is 33 years of age.

67.5% of people living in the suburb of Tom Price were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.4% New Zealand, 3.1% England, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Indonesia, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Thailand, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Malaysia.

79.0% of people living in Tom Price speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.0% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% French, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Filipino , 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Tom Price is 30.1% No religion, 18.8% Catholic, 18.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 16.2% Anglican, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Buddhism, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

44.9% of people are married, 43.5% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Tom Price.

76.7% of the people living in Tom Price over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 11.5% are working on a part time basis. Tom Price has an unemployment rate of 1.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Tom Price are 28.8% Technicians & trades workers, 26.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.3% Professionals, 10.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Labourers, 6.5% Managers, 4.0% Community & personal service workers, 2.4% Sales workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tom Price work in are 58.5% Mining, 6.8% Construction, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Education and training, 3.4% Retail trade, 3.3% Health care and social assistance, 3.0% Public administration and safety, 2.6% Other services, 2.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

8.3% of homes are fully owned, and 2.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 86.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1824 per week and the median household income is $2768 per week.

The median rent in Tom Price is $37 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $657 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tom Price postcode 6751

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