Opossum Bay Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Opossum Bay (7023) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 13 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Opossum Bay is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Opossum Bay was 328 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Opossum Bay is 50 years of age.

81.7% of people living in the suburb of Opossum Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.5% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa.

94.8% of people living in Opossum Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.9% French.

The religious makeup of Opossum Bay is 30.2% No religion, 28.7% Anglican, 16.2% Catholic, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Lutheran, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Baptist, 1.2% Buddhism.

54.6% of people are married, 20.4% have never married and 12.9% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Opossum Bay.

48.4% of the people living in Opossum Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.2% are working on a part time basis. Opossum Bay has an unemployment rate of 8.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Opossum Bay are 24.8% Professionals, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Managers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Labourers, 6.4% Sales workers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Opossum Bay work in are 15.7% Public administration and safety, 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Education and training, 10.0% Construction, 7.9% Retail trade, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Arts and recreation services, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 39.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $422 per week and the median household income is $883 per week.

The median rent in Opossum Bay is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1766 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Opossum Bay postcode 7023

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