Old Beach Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Old Beach (7017) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 13 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Old Beach is in the federal electorates of Franklin, Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Old Beach was 3,169 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Old Beach is 39 years of age.

87.3% of people living in the suburb of Old Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% Poland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Indonesia, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Greece.

94.1% of people living in Old Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Greek, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Polish, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.2% German, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Old Beach is 31.9% Anglican, 25.5% Catholic, 22.2% No religion, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.8% Baptist, 0.7% Jehovah's Witnesses.

55.5% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 135 widowed people living in Old Beach.

62.4% of the people living in Old Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Old Beach has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Old Beach are 19.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Professionals, 12.2% Sales workers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Managers, 7.8% Labourers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Old Beach work in are 13.2% Retail trade, 11.7% Public administration and safety, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Construction, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.8% Education and training, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Other services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

28.4% of homes are fully owned, and 58.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $644 per week and the median household income is $1489 per week.

The median rent in Old Beach is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Old Beach postcode 7017

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