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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Hornsby Heights

Code SSC11131 (SSC)
People 6,192
Male 3,079
Female 3,113
Median age 39
Families 1,775
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,148
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,053
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,383
Median weekly rent $462
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 6,192 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,079 49.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,113 50.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,192 people in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 455 7.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 454 7.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 443 7.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 452 7.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 314 5.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 253 4.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 332 5.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 473 7.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 529 8.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 493 8.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 488 7.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 418 6.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 426 6.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 273 4.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 177 2.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 100 1.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 68 1.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 46 0.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,950 60.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 103 2.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 304 6.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 153 3.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,331 27.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.9% were married and 8.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,803 61.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 233 5.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,555 33.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 149 7.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 475 25.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 98 5.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 56 2.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 277 14.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 135 7.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 101 5.3 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 146 7.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 279 14.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 44 2.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 141 7.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,901 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.1% were in primary school, 27.0% in secondary school and 22.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,448 71.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,040 33.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 583 9.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 399 6.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,988 49.7 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), 49.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,028 58.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,135 32.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 162 4.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 148 4.3 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,473 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,473 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 406 12.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 365 11.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 362 10.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 452 13.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,575 47.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 713 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,208 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,053 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs) was $713.

Travel to work, top responses Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,949 81.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,748 36.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 553 11.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,114 23.0 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.1% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,222 25.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,432 29.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 766 15.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 527 10.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), 29.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 521 29.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,037 58.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 201 11.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 0.9 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), 58.4% were couple families with children, 29.4% were couple families without children and 11.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs) 20.8% of single parents were male and 79.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,612 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,771 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,771 and those without children was $2,612.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 347 22.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 70 4.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 445 28.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 238 15.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 69 4.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 213 13.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 85 5.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 94 6.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 28.5% 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 Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,024 95.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 105 4.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), 95.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,940 95.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 63 3.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 18 0.9 465,189 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 Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), 95.8% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 0.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 80 4.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 881 43.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,031 50.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 0.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 4.0% had 2 bedrooms and 43.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 785 38.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,037 51.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 175 8.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 0.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), 38.8% were owned outright, 51.3% were owned with a mortgage and 8.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,738 85.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 249 12.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 36 1.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.9% were family households, 12.3% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 23.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), 10.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 23.3% 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 Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 462 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.6 -- 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 Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
None 45 2.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 587 29.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 989 48.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 379 18.7 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 1.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), 29.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.7% 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 Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 43.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 13 56.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 37 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 43.5%) were male and 13 (or 56.5%) were female. The median age was 37 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hornsby Heights % 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 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Hornsby Heights % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 540 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,738 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Hornsby Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $540 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,738.

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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