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Cootamundra

Code UCL114004 (UCL)
People 5,579
Male 2,689
Female 2,890
Median age 47
Families 1,525
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,721
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $722
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 5,579 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,689 48.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,890 51.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 244 4.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,579 people in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population.

Age Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 318 5.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 361 6.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 337 6.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 330 5.9 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 232 4.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 256 4.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 212 3.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 289 5.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 294 5.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 345 6.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 390 7.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 370 6.6 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 452 8.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 358 6.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 373 6.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 244 4.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 232 4.2 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 183 3.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,370 51.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 144 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 401 8.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 454 9.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,197 26.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 51.9% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,106 52.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 316 7.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,592 39.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 112 7.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 298 19.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 115 7.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 224 14.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 89 5.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 0.4 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 134 8.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 56 3.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 447 29.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,507 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities) 27.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.0% were in primary school, 21.2% in secondary school and 12.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,912 88.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 352 6.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 212 4.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 117 2.3 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,511 86.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,248 58.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 642 30.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 116 5.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 133 6.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,139 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,139 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 248 12.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 160 8.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 228 11.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 403 20.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 849 42.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 397 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 951 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 722 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities) was $397.

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

Unpaid work Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,028 66.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,189 26.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 613 13.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,119 24.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 733 16.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,116 24.4 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 615 13.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 565 12.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 770 50.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 482 31.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 254 16.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.6% were couple families with children, 50.5% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities) 13.6% of single parents were male and 86.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,534 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,767 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,767 and those without children was $1,534.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 218 17.4 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 2.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 236 18.8 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 142 11.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 68 5.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 409 32.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 51 4.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 98 7.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 17.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 18.8% 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 Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,318 87.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 328 12.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,128 91.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 40 1.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 136 5.9 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.8% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 53 2.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 451 19.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,168 50.4 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 592 25.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 46 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 19.4% had 2 bedrooms and 50.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,058 45.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 613 26.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 563 24.3 743,050 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 70 3.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), 45.7% were owned outright, 26.5% were owned with a mortgage and 24.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,510 65.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 770 33.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37 1.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.2% were family households, 33.2% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 41.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.6% 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 Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
None 251 10.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,018 43.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 717 30.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 240 10.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 91 3.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.4% 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 Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 246 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 112 45.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 134 54.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 246 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 112 (or 45.5%) were male and 134 (or 54.5%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cootamundra % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Cootamundra % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 165 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 997 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Cootamundra (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $997.

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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