Blackstone Heights Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Blackstone Heights (7250) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 159 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Blackstone Heights is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackstone Heights was 1,294 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blackstone Heights is 38 years of age.

88.1% of people living in the suburb of Blackstone Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% France, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Mauritius, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% New Zealand.

95.7% of people living in Blackstone Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Other, 0.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% French, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Blackstone Heights is 27.8% Anglican, 26.1% No religion, 23.0% Catholic, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

60.9% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Blackstone Heights.

56.7% of the people living in Blackstone Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.8% are working on a part time basis. Blackstone Heights has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Blackstone Heights are 17.9% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Managers, 13.8% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Labourers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blackstone Heights work in are 13.5% Retail trade, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Manufacturing, 9.2% Construction, 8.8% Education and training, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Other services.

31.7% of homes are fully owned, and 57.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $630 per week and the median household income is $1651 per week.

The median rent in Blackstone Heights is $265 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1668 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blackstone Heights postcode 7250

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