Oakdowns Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Oakdowns (7019) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 11 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Oakdowns is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakdowns was 988 and is comprised of approximately 53.0% females and 47.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Oakdowns is 31 years of age.

86.4% of people living in the suburb of Oakdowns were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 1.2% South Africa, 0.6% Greece, 0.5% Colombia, 0.5% Rwanda, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% New Zealand.

90.4% of people living in Oakdowns speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Oakdowns is 27.3% Anglican, 24.7% No religion, 22.4% Catholic, 11.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Pentecostal, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Latter-day Saints.

46.7% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Oakdowns.

60.2% of the people living in Oakdowns over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Oakdowns has an unemployment rate of 1.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakdowns are 20.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Community & personal service workers, 13.4% Professionals, 11.6% Sales workers, 11.6% Managers, 5.9% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakdowns work in are 17.1% Public administration and safety, 15.5% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Construction, 8.6% Education and training, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Manufacturing, 4.3% Other services.

24.0% of homes are fully owned, and 56.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $692 per week and the median household income is $1257 per week.

The median rent in Oakdowns is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1690 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakdowns postcode 7019

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