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Mount Nelson is located in southeast Tasmania and has a population of around 2,300 (50.4% male, 49.6% female). Around 656 families live in the area and of those 31.9% have one or more children under the age of 15. 16.3% of families have only a single parent while 40.7% of couples have no children. Mount Nelson covers an area of approximately 559 hectares (1380 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Mount Nelson is between $400-$599 per week (12.1% of people). 7.0% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 3.8% of the population.
Of the 973 private dwellings in Mount Nelson 36% are owned outright by their occupiers, 34% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 27% are being rented. On average there are around 2.4 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Mount Nelson is as follows: 74.0% separate houses, 6.5% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 19.5% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Mount Nelson 47% are married, 10% are divorced, 3% are separated, 4% are widowed and 36% have never married.
Mount Nelson varies in altitude/elevation from about 48 m (highlight point) to 352 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Mount Nelson is 7007.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Mount Nelson include Dynnyrne, Kingston, Ridgeway, Sandy Bay, Taroona and Tolmans Hill.
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