The size of South Hobart is approximately 9.2 square kilometres. It has 7 parks covering nearly 8.1% of total area. The population of South Hobart in 2011 was 5,077 people. By 2016 the population was 5,316 showing a population growth of 4.7% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in South Hobart is 20-29 years. Households in South Hobart are primarily childless couples. In general, people in South Hobart work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 62.4% of the homes in South Hobart were owner-occupied compared with 63.4% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $674,000. Average length of home ownership is 12 years.