Oyster Cove Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Oyster Cove (7150) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 26 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Oyster Cove is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Oyster Cove was 185 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oyster Cove is 41 years of age.

81.0% of people living in the suburb of Oyster Cove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.7% England, 4.3% New Zealand, 2.7% Philippines.

91.9% of people living in Oyster Cove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Spanish, 1.6% Filipino , 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% German.

The religious makeup of Oyster Cove is 43.2% No religion, 16.8% Anglican, 14.1% Catholic, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 3.2% Pentecostal, 1.6% Churches of Christ, 1.6% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.6% Brethren.

44.7% of people are married, 37.3% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Oyster Cove.

42.2% of the people living in Oyster Cove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.1% are working on a part time basis. Oyster Cove has an unemployment rate of 16.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Oyster Cove are 20.3% Professionals, 19.0% Labourers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.8% Managers.

The main industries people from Oyster Cove work in are 20.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Public administration and safety, 7.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Retail trade, 7.7% Manufacturing, 7.7% Construction, 7.7% Information media and telecommunications, 7.7% Administrative and support services.

40.5% of homes are fully owned, and 41.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $396 per week and the median household income is $722 per week.

The median rent in Oyster Cove is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $618 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oyster Cove postcode 7150

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