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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Cromer (NSW)

Code SSC10642 (SSC)
People 7,161
Male 3,486
Female 3,675
Median age 40
Families 1,965
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,653
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,659
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $490
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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People — demographics & education
People Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,161 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,486 48.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,675 51.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 38 0.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,161 people in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 516 7.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 578 8.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 462 6.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 449 6.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 335 4.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 271 3.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 362 5.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 577 8.1 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 600 8.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 561 7.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 466 6.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 387 5.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 442 6.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 348 4.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 278 3.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 186 2.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 182 2.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 162 2.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,182 56.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 127 2.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 417 7.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 378 6.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,500 26.8 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.8% were married and 9.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,007 56.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 345 6.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,939 36.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 188 8.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 571 27.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 75 3.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 58 2.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 305 14.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 132 6.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 53 2.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 173 8.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 218 10.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 37 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 297 14.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,107 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.4% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 18.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,273 73.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,198 32.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 608 8.9 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 446 6.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,599 52.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), 52.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,199 59.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,205 32.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 202 5.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 124 3.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,730 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,730 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 436 12.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 395 11.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 373 10.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 505 14.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,695 47.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 674 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,965 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,659 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $674.

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

Unpaid work Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,311 76.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,007 35.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 649 11.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,005 17.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.8% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,405 25.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,606 28.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 809 14.4 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 492 8.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 614 31.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,099 56.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 231 11.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), 56.0% were couple families with children, 31.3% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs) 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,355 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,603 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,603 and those without children was $2,355.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 357 20.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 70 4.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 494 28.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 246 14.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 89 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 272 15.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 96 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 88 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 28.9% 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 Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,464 94.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 138 5.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,894 76.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 186 7.6 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 380 15.4 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), 76.9% were separate houses, 7.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 22 0.9 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 217 8.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 270 11.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 910 37.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,009 41.0 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 34 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.8% had 1 bedroom, 11.0% had 2 bedrooms and 37.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 940 38.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,051 42.7 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 338 13.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 61 2.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 71 2.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), 38.2% were owned outright, 42.7% were owned with a mortgage and 13.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,903 77.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 511 20.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 48 1.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.3% were family households, 20.8% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.7% 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 Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 490 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 179 7.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 705 28.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,060 43.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 454 18.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 2.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), 28.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.4% 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 Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 36 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 52.8 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 17 47.2 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 33 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 36 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 52.8%) were male and 17 (or 47.2%) were female. The median age was 33 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cromer (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 3.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,166 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,166.

Mortgage and rent Cromer (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 80 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 4,884 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Cromer (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $80 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $4,884.

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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