Norwood Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Norwood (7250) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 159 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Norwood is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Norwood was 3,795 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Norwood is 47 years of age.

85.7% of people living in the suburb of Norwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Germany, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Denmark, 0.2% China , 0.2% Bosnia and Herzegovina.

94.3% of people living in Norwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Norwood is 29.1% Anglican, 20.8% No religion, 15.3% Catholic, 9.0% Uniting Church, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Baptist, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Brethren, 1.1% Pentecostal.

54.2% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 338 widowed people living in Norwood.

56.0% of the people living in Norwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.1% are working on a part time basis. Norwood has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Norwood are 22.3% Professionals, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Managers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Labourers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Norwood work in are 14.6% Health care and social assistance, 13.1% Education and training, 11.4% Retail trade, 7.0% Manufacturing, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Construction, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.3% of homes are fully owned, and 33.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $539 per week and the median household income is $1112 per week.

The median rent in Norwood is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1473 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Norwood postcode 7250

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