Blackmans Bay Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Blackmans Bay (7052) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 13 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Blackmans Bay is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackmans Bay was 6,728 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blackmans Bay is 41 years of age.

80.6% of people living in the suburb of Blackmans Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 1.2% Netherlands, 1.1% South Africa, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% United States of America, 0.4% Canada, 0.3% China , 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% India, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Korea, Republic of .

93.0% of people living in Blackmans Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Blackmans Bay is 28.9% No religion, 25.5% Anglican, 19.9% Catholic, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.2% Baptist, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

54.1% of people are married, 29.1% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 307 widowed people living in Blackmans Bay.

53.5% of the people living in Blackmans Bay 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. Blackmans Bay has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Blackmans Bay are 23.9% Professionals, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Managers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blackmans Bay work in are 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Retail trade, 11.7% Public administration and safety, 10.8% Education and training, 8.8% Construction, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Manufacturing, 3.5% Financial and insurance services.

41.3% of homes are fully owned, and 37.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $633 per week and the median household income is $1285 per week.

The median rent in Blackmans Bay is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blackmans Bay postcode 7052

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