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Tenterfield

Code UCL115136 (UCL)
People 2,997
Male 1,385
Female 1,612
Median age 48
Families 766
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,545
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $667
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $165
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,997 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,385 46.2 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,612 53.8 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 231 7.7 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,997 people in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.2% were male and 53.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.7% of the population.

Age Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 179 6.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 209 7.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 176 5.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 155 5.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 116 3.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 102 3.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 134 4.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 167 5.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 161 5.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 151 5.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 201 6.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 239 8.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 254 8.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 207 6.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 176 5.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 150 5.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 122 4.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 99 3.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,130 46.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 100 4.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 283 11.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 277 11.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 642 26.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.5% were married and 15.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 962 46.4 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 186 9.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 926 44.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 51 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 45 5.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 145 17.8 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 87 10.7 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 0.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 139 17.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 2.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 0.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 85 10.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 30 3.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 23 2.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 232 28.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 816 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 13.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,617 87.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 246 8.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 126 4.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 96 3.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,311 83.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 599 51.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 405 34.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 79 6.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 88 7.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,171 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,171 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.2% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 7.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 154 14.3 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 105 9.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 142 13.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 156 14.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 447 41.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 389 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 886 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 667 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities) was $389.

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

Unpaid work Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,666 68.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 543 22.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 346 14.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 622 25.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.3% provided care for children and 14.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 371 15.3 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 573 23.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 342 14.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 379 15.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 362 47.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 231 30.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 157 20.5 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 2.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.2% were couple families with children, 47.3% were couple families without children and 20.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 9.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 90.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities) 9.9% of single parents were male and 90.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,295 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,453 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,453 and those without children was $1,295.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 81 13.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 34 5.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 105 17.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 52 8.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 35 5.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 193 32.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 44 7.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 48 8.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 13.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 17.7% 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 Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,242 84.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 233 15.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,128 90.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 31 2.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 71 5.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.9% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 3.3 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 245 19.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 618 49.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 299 24.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 33 2.7 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 Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 19.8% had 2 bedrooms and 49.8% 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 Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 520 41.9 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 302 24.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 372 30.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 3.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.9% were owned outright, 24.4% were owned with a mortgage and 30.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 752 60.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 468 37.7 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 20 1.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 60.6% were family households, 37.7% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 44.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.2% 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 Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 165 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 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 Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
None 134 10.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 542 43.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 346 27.9 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 166 13.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 54 4.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 231 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 113 48.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 118 51.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 231 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 113 (or 48.9%) were male and 118 (or 51.1%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tenterfield % 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 659 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $659.

Mortgage and rent Tenterfield % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 163 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,716 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Tenterfield (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $163 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,716.

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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