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Old Beach is located in southeast Tasmania and has a population of around 2,400 (48.1% male, 51.9% female). Around 704 families live in the area and of those 42.6% have one or more children under the age of 15. 9.7% of families have only a single parent while 42.0% of couples have no children. Old Beach covers an area of approximately 1098 hectares or around 11 square kilometres (km2) (2713 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Old Beach is between $600-$799 per week (15.6% of people). 8.4% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 0.9% of the population.
Of the 798 private dwellings in Old Beach 30% are owned outright by their occupiers, 62% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 7% are being rented. On average there are around 3.1 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Old Beach is as follows: 95.3% separate houses, 0.5% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 3.1% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Old Beach 58% are married, 8% are divorced, 3% are separated, 6% are widowed and 26% have never married.
Old Beach varies in altitude/elevation from about -1 m (highlight point) to 423 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Old Beach is 7017.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Old Beach include Brighton, Gagebrook, Honeywood, Otago and Richmond.
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