Mount Nelson Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Mount Nelson (7007) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 4 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Mount Nelson is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Nelson was 2,434 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Nelson is 40 years of age.

76.0% of people living in the suburb of Mount Nelson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 1.8% China , 1.4% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% United States of America, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Korea, Republic of , 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Hong Kong .

87.8% of people living in Mount Nelson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Mandarin, 1.0% Other, 0.7% French, 0.6% German, 0.5% Japanese, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Mount Nelson is 37.7% No religion, 22.8% Anglican, 14.1% Catholic, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Buddhism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

46.9% of people are married, 36.1% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 85 widowed people living in Mount Nelson.

53.4% of the people living in Mount Nelson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.0% are working on a part time basis. Mount Nelson has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Nelson are 39.0% Professionals, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Managers, 9.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Sales workers, 5.4% Labourers, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Nelson work in are 18.2% Education and training, 12.6% Public administration and safety, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.6% Retail trade, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Construction, 3.3% Manufacturing, 2.9% Arts and recreation services.

39.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $662 per week and the median household income is $1276 per week.

The median rent in Mount Nelson is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Nelson postcode 7007

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