Fern Tree Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Fern Tree (7054) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 7 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Fern Tree is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of Fern Tree was 666 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Fern Tree is 42 years of age.

76.1% of people living in the suburb of Fern Tree were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 2.1% South Africa, 1.7% United States of America, 1.7% Scotland, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.2% Germany, 0.9% France, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.8% Kenya, 0.8% Wales, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Indonesia.

92.0% of people living in Fern Tree speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.4% German, 0.9% Dutch, 0.6% French, 0.5% Thai.

The religious makeup of Fern Tree is 50.2% No religion, 15.5% Anglican, 10.8% Catholic, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Pentecostal, 2.4% Other religious affiliation , 2.1% Other Religious Groups, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Uniting Church.

55.0% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Fern Tree.

55.6% of the people living in Fern Tree over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Fern Tree has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Fern Tree are 44.6% Professionals, 11.3% Managers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Labourers, 4.8% Sales workers, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fern Tree work in are 19.8% Public administration and safety, 19.2% Education and training, 12.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 6.2% Retail trade, 5.1% Construction, 4.5% Arts and recreation services, 3.4% Accommodation and food services, 2.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

40.5% of homes are fully owned, and 47.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $701 per week and the median household income is $1494 per week.

The median rent in Fern Tree is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1610 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fern Tree postcode 7054

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