Railton Population Statistics - LIFULL

Railton Population Statistics

Railton is a town situated 20 km inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia's island state. It was first known as Redwater Creek and became known as Railton after the construction of a tramway line in the 1860s. Railton was first surveyed in 1853 and a railway line through the town from Deloraine to Latrobe was completed in 1885. Early settlers who were mainly farmers and timber workers lived in slab huts. The wide main street was built to make life easier for the bullock teams making their way to the railway station. By the 1900s Railton had a flourishing timber trade with 2 sawmills. Railton has several topiaries in various locations around the town. Visit the "Town of Topiary" website for information on how to find them Railton promotes itself as the "Town of Topiary". Railton is home to a Cement Australia plant which began operations in 1923. It was previously known as Goliath Cement. Out of 1231 residents, 625 (51%) are male, 606 (49%) are female, and the average age is 44.
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Property Median Price

Demographics Data

People and Families


  • Male625
  • Female606


  • 0 - 14241
  • 15 - 24131
  • 25 - 34101
  • 35 - 44155
  • 45 - 54200
  • 55 - 64177
  • 65+226

Type of Household

  • Single Person89
  • Family363
  • Group16



  • Owned Outright212
  • Owned with a Mortgage165
  • Rented82
  • Other8


  • Separate House459
  • Semi-detached0
  • Flat, unit3
  • Other4

No. of Bedrooms

  • 1 bedroom12
  • 2 bedrooms68
  • 3 bedrooms293
  • 4 bedrooms74
  • 5 bedrooms9
  • 6 bedrooms or more0
  • Other8