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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Snowtown (L)

Code UCL424200 (UCL)
People 405
Male 197
Female 208
Median age 49
Australian citizenship 385
People born overseas 23
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 99
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 204
Average people per household 2.0
Median weekly household income $582
Median monthly mortgage repayment $402
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Total 405 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 197 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 208 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 2.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 405 people were usually resident in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 2.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Snowtown (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 25 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 38 9.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 38 9.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 144 35.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 51 12.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 109 26.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 49 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.6% of people usually resident in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 39.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 49 years.

Selected characteristics Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 385 95.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 23 5.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.1% of people usually resident in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 5.7% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Snowtown (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 151 44.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 50 14.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 45 13.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 97 28.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.6% were either separated or divorced, 13.2% were widowed and 28.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Australia 369 91.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Snowtown (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Snowtown (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Snowtown (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 80 55.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 42 29.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 3 2.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 15 10.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 185 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 144 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 144 people aged 15 years and over in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 55.6% worked full-time, 29.2% worked part-time, 2.1% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.4% were unemployed. 185 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Snowtown (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 298 -- 466 --
Family 687 -- 1,171 --
Household 582 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $298, the median family income was $687 and the median household income was $582.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 51 51.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 41 41.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 7 7.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 99 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 99 families in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 51.5% were couple families without children, 41.4% were couple families with children, 7.1% were one parent families and 0.0% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 181 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 204 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 181 occupied private dwellings were counted in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 169 93.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 8 4.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 2.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 92 50.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 48 26.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 25 13.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 8.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 50.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.5% were owned with a mortgage and 13.8% were rented.

Landlord type Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3 12.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 15 60.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 20.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 12.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 60.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 402 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $402. The average people per household was 2.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Snowtown (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 98 54.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 82 45.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Snowtown (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 54.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 45.3% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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