Here in Break O’Day we have an enviable and much sort after work/lifestyle balance so why not think about making a permanent move to the area.
- Population snapshot
- Household Profile
- Housing Availability
- Housing Affordability
- Infrastructure and Services
|Persons||2016||6,104||% of population|
Median Age – 54 (ABS 2016)
|85 years and over||2.5|
1621 families (ABS 2016)
|Couples with children||28.1||38.2||44.7|
|Couples without children||57.4||43.1||37.8|
|Single parent families||13.7||17.4||15.8|
Average children per family with children 1.8
Household Income and housing costs
|Median mortgage per month||$910||$1300||$1755|
Total number of dwellings 4510
(The occupied and unoccupied dwelling rates reflect the large amount of holiday homes in the Break O’Day municipality. Of all the rated properties in Break O’Day it is approximated that around 50% of these are holiday homes.)
|Paying off a mortgage||23.4||33.5||34.5|
Despite being located in one of the most scenic places in the world, housing affordability in the Break O’Day Municipality is well below the state median house sale price and rental prices.
Break O’Day – $252,000 (12% increase on previous year)
Hobart – $431,000.
Launceston – $292,500
Tasmania – $325,000
*Figures from REIT, 2017.
Median monthly mortgage repayments – $910
Tasmania – $230
Break O’Day – $195
Launceston City – $225
Hobart City – $290
*Figures from ABS 2016 Census
You can find more information on our New Residents Page