New Town Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

New Town (7008) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 3 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. New Town is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of New Town was 5,969 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in New Town is 41 years of age.

77.9% of people living in the suburb of New Town were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 1.4% India, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Italy, 0.8% China , 0.8% Sudan, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Burma , 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Greece.

85.2% of people living in New Town speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Greek, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.7% Polish, 0.5% Hindi, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of New Town is 32.4% No religion, 22.2% Catholic, 19.7% Anglican, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

38.1% of people are married, 39.3% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 420 widowed people living in New Town.

55.2% of the people living in New Town over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. New Town has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in New Town are 31.0% Professionals, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Managers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 6.5% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from New Town work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 14.8% Public administration and safety, 11.9% Education and training, 9.7% Retail trade, 8.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Construction, 4.8% Manufacturing, 3.6% Other services.

28.7% of homes are fully owned, and 29.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $565 per week and the median household income is $1038 per week.

The median rent in New Town is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for New Town postcode 7008

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