Blessington Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Blessington (7212) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 151 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Blessington is in the federal electorates of Bass, Lyons.

In the 2006 Census the population of Blessington is 204 and is comprised of 54.2% males and 45.8% females.

The median/average age of the Blessington population is 36 years of age, 1 year below the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Blessington is 81.3% Australia, 2.5% England.

89.2% of people speak English as their first language.

The religious make up of Blessington is 26.6% Anglican, 24.1% Catholic, 15.8% No Religion, 10.8% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

65.2% of people are married, 24.7% have never married and 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 3 widowed people living in Blessington.

66.3% of the people living in Blessington are employed full time, while 25.7% are employed on a part time basis. Blessington has a below average unemployment rate of 4% and 43 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $425.00 per week and the average household income is $985.00 per week.

The average rent in Blessington is $60 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $961 per month. 25.3% are fully owned, and 44% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.3% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blessington postcode 7212

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