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West Hobart is located in southeast Tasmania and has a population of around 5,500 (47.6% male, 52.4% female). Around 1412 families live in the area and of those 37.4% have one or more children under the age of 15. 18.3% of families have only a single parent while 41.5% of couples have no children. West Hobart covers an area of approximately 282 hectares (696 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in West Hobart is between $250-$399 per week (13.1% of people). 5.0% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 3.9% of the population.
Of the 2384 private dwellings in West Hobart 31% are owned outright by their occupiers, 30% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 36% are being rented. On average there are around 2.3 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in West Hobart is as follows: 74.8% separate houses, 11.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 14.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in West Hobart 38% are married, 11% are divorced, 3% are separated, 5% are widowed and 43% have never married.
West Hobart varies in altitude/elevation from about 31 m (highlight point) to 212 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for West Hobart is 7000.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of West Hobart include Hobart, Lenah Valley, Mount Stuart, North Hobart and South Hobart.
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