Derwent Park Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Derwent Park (7009) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 6 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Derwent Park is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of Derwent Park was 621 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Derwent Park is 36 years of age.

86.9% of people living in the suburb of Derwent Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% England, 1.1% Poland, 1.0% Congo, Republic of, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% Italy.

89.5% of people living in Derwent Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.4% Greek, 1.0% Polish, 1.0% Italian, 0.5% Serbian, 0.5% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Derwent Park is 28.4% No religion, 24.7% Anglican, 21.6% Catholic, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.4% Pentecostal, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Salvation Army.

29.0% of people are married, 44.4% have never married and 12.9% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Derwent Park.

51.5% of the people living in Derwent Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Derwent Park has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Derwent Park are 18.5% Community & personal service workers, 18.5% Technicians & trades workers, 17.6% Labourers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Professionals, 8.4% Sales workers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.9% Managers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Derwent Park work in are 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 13.4% Retail trade, 11.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.7% Manufacturing, 7.6% Education and training, 5.9% Administrative and support services, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

27.7% of homes are fully owned, and 26.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $441 per week and the median household income is $812 per week.

The median rent in Derwent Park is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Derwent Park postcode 7009

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