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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Coolamon

Code UCL115044 (UCL)
People 1,589
Male 734
Female 855
Median age 44
Families 432
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 665
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $880
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,589 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 734 46.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 855 53.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 2.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,589 people in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.2% were male and 53.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 103 6.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 118 7.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 116 7.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 95 6.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 82 5.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 63 4.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 83 5.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 71 4.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 95 6.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 102 6.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 127 8.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 94 5.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 85 5.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 84 5.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 84 5.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 86 5.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 40 2.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 63 4.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 671 53.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 43 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 90 7.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 133 10.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 317 25.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 53.5% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 595 54.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 107 9.8 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 395 36.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 23 4.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 82 17.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 60 12.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 1.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 54 11.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 28 6.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 2.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 35 7.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 39 8.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 118 25.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 468 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.8% were in primary school, 20.3% in secondary school and 16.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,432 90.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 91 6.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 57 3.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 43 2.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,316 87.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 416 61.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 189 28.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 40 5.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 31 4.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 676 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 676 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 61.5% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 72 11.1 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 50 7.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 74 11.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 126 19.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 288 44.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 480 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,143 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 880 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities) was $480.

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

Unpaid work Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 880 70.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 373 29.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 168 13.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 307 24.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.7% 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 Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 230 18.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 325 25.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 164 13.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 159 12.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 199 46.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 164 38.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 66 15.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.0% were couple families with children, 46.1% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities) 10.4% of single parents were male and 89.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,765 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,899 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,899 and those without children was $1,765.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 78 21.5 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 3.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 78 21.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 45 12.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 4.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 93 25.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 13 3.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 29 8.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 21.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 21.5% 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 Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 583 90.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 60 9.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 523 89.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 48 8.2 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 2.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.2% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 15 2.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 85 14.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 276 47.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 185 31.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 3.4 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 14.6% had 2 bedrooms and 47.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 220 37.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 221 38.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 117 20.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.8% were owned outright, 38.0% were owned with a mortgage and 20.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 425 72.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 150 25.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 1.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 72.8% were family households, 25.7% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.5% 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 Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
None 39 6.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 199 34.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 228 39.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 99 17.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 3.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.0% 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 Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 42 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 40.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 25 59.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 42 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 40.5%) were male and 25 (or 59.5%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coolamon % 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 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Coolamon % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,777 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Coolamon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,777.

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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