New Town  Suburb
About New Town
New Town postcode 7008
Total Persons : 5870
Total Males : 2834
Total Femals : 3036
Age Group (0-4 years) : 312
Age Group (5-14 years) 683
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 39
Persons born overseas 841
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: England
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 180
No of People Married : 1790
Married Percentage: 0.367
Labour Force: 2854
Employed Fulltime: 1607
Employed Full Time Percentage: 0.563
Main Occupation: Professionals
Number of Main Occupation: 792
Main Occupation Percentage: 0.297
Main Industry of Employment: State Government
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 174
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 0.065
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 460
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 808
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1241
Number of Families: 1306
Number of Families With Children: 568
Total Private Dwellings: 2802
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 178
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1144
Average Household Size: 2.1
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1.1
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 0.284
Household Rented Percentage: 0.39
Family Household Percentage: 0.513
New Town is a suburb of the city of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

One of the city's oldest suburbs, it is now an inner city residential suburb. Many of its streets are lined with Federation style cottages.

New Town is well known for its beautiful leafy streets flanked by Colonial, Georgian, Federation, Italianate and Art Deco residences, with many lovely large homes and mansions scattered throughout the suburb. Architects that have worked on New Town homes include Thomas Reibey Atkinson, grandson of Mary Reibey, and Henry Hunter, one of Hobart's most prominent early colonial architects. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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