Taroona Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Taroona (7053) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 7 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Taroona is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of Taroona was 3,001 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Taroona is 45 years of age.

74.9% of people living in the suburb of Taroona were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.9% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa, 1.1% Germany, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Canada, 0.7% China , 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Malaysia.

87.9% of people living in Taroona speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 1.0% German, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Greek, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Taroona is 40.5% No religion, 20.6% Anglican, 15.2% Catholic, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism.

53.9% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 185 widowed people living in Taroona.

51.1% of the people living in Taroona over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.3% are working on a part time basis. Taroona has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Taroona are 43.3% Professionals, 12.5% Managers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Technicians & trades workers, 7.0% Sales workers, 3.6% Labourers, 1.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Taroona work in are 17.9% Education and training, 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 14.3% Public administration and safety, 11.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.0% Retail trade, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Construction, 3.2% Manufacturing, 3.0% Arts and recreation services.

43.7% of homes are fully owned, and 36.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $662 per week and the median household income is $1397 per week.

The median rent in Taroona is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Taroona postcode 7053

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