Brooklyn Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Brooklyn (7320) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 233 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Brooklyn is in the federal electorate of Braddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Brooklyn was 606 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

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

90.3% of people living in the suburb of Brooklyn were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% Poland, 0.8% Scotland.

95.1% of people living in Brooklyn speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% German, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% French.

The religious makeup of Brooklyn is 26.5% No religion, 20.1% Catholic, 18.3% Anglican, 13.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 4.8% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Baptist, 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

41.4% of people are married, 37.7% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Brooklyn.

54.9% of the people living in Brooklyn over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Brooklyn has an unemployment rate of 8.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Brooklyn are 21.7% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Sales workers, 14.1% Labourers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Professionals, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.7% Managers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brooklyn work in are 18.8% Retail trade, 17.3% Manufacturing, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Construction, 5.0% Education and training, 5.0% Mining.

34.9% of homes are fully owned, and 33.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $382 per week and the median household income is $758 per week.

The median rent in Brooklyn is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brooklyn postcode 7320