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Mountain River is located in southeast Tasmania and has a population of around 430 (54.9% male, 45.1% female). Around 131 families live in the area and of those 33.6% have one or more children under the age of 15. 9.9% of families have only a single parent while 42.7% of couples have no children. Mountain River covers an area of approximately 4443 hectares or around 44 square kilometres (km2) (10979 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Mountain River is between $400-$599 per week (15.9% of people). 13.6% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 2.9% of the population.
Of the 153 private dwellings in Mountain River 52% are owned outright by their occupiers, 39% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 9% are being rented. On average there are around 2.8 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Mountain River is as follows: 100.0% separate houses, 0.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 0.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Mountain River 57% are married, 6% are divorced, 4% are separated, 2% are widowed and 31% have never married.
The postcode for Mountain River is 7109.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Mountain River include Collinsvale, Grove, Lachlan, Longley and Lucaston.
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