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Arcadia (NSW)

Code SSC10045 (SSC)
People 1,305
Male 630
Female 675
Median age 40
Families 358
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 463
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,756
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,305 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 630 48.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 675 51.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,305 people in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 80 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 91 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 92 7.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 101 7.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 78 6.0 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 56 4.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 43 3.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 73 5.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 108 8.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 110 8.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 97 7.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 92 7.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 90 6.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 73 5.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 67 5.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 24 1.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 1.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 1.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 601 57.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 31 3.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 66 6.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 39 3.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 303 29.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.8% were married and 9.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 560 57.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 48 5.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 361 37.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 31 7.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 86 21.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 8 2.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 8.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 45 11.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 16 3.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 37 9.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 34 8.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 62 15.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 10 2.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 44 10.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 408 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.6% were in primary school, 24.0% in secondary school and 23.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,035 79.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 327 26.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 131 10.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 67 5.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 732 58.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), 58.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 419 59.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 243 34.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 36 5.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 1.4 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 708 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 708 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.2% were employed full time, 34.3% were employed part-time and 1.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 98 14.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 63 9.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 77 11.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 78 11.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 348 49.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 699 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,150 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,756 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $699.

Travel to work, top responses Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 841 80.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 350 33.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 155 14.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 260 24.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.7% provided care for children and 14.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 248 23.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 276 26.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 159 15.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 158 15.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.2% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 117 32.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 194 54.3 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 43 12.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), 54.3% were couple families with children, 32.8% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 7.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 92.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs) 7.3% of single parents were male and 92.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,125 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,799 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,799 and those without children was $2,125.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 72 23.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 22 7.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 80 25.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 43 13.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 5.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 46 14.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 17 5.5 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 4.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.2% had both partners employed full-time, 7.1% had both employed part-time and 25.8% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 422 92.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 34 7.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 413 98.1 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 1.9 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), 98.1% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 3.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 41 9.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 115 27.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 246 58.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 0.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 9.7% had 2 bedrooms and 27.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 173 41.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 153 36.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 88 20.9 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), 41.0% were owned outright, 36.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 345 81.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 69 16.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 2.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.6% were family households, 16.3% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), 13.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 25.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.6 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 0 0.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 93 22.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 160 37.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 165 39.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 0.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), 22.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 39.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 100.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 42 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 42 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,083 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,083.

Mortgage and rent Arcadia (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,250 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Arcadia (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,250.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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