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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Kurrajong Heights (L)

Code UCL121061 (UCL)
People 873
Male 434
Female 439
Median age 40
Families 246
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 346
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,686
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,400
Median weekly rent $325
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 873 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 434 49.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 439 50.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 1.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 873 people in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 46 5.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 60 6.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 74 8.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 63 7.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 27 3.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 36 4.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 43 4.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 67 7.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 76 8.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 73 8.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 71 8.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 53 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 62 7.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 52 5.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 25 2.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 22 2.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 16 1.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 1.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 405 58.5 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 20 2.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 64 9.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 4.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 173 25.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 58.5% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 382 60.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 59 9.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 192 30.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 20 7.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 65 24.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 68 25.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 3.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 8.1 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 26 9.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 53 19.6 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 271 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 31.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.6% were in primary school, 29.3% in secondary school and 16.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 700 80.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 163 19.6 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 88 10.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 50 6.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 530 63.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 299 63.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 148 31.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 4.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 1.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 474 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 474 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 63.1% were employed full time, 31.2% were employed part-time and 1.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 57 12.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 43 9.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 55 11.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 64 13.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 229 49.1 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 710 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,031 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,686 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $710.

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

Unpaid work Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 555 80.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 222 32.0 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 92 13.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 155 22.4 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.0% provided care for children and 13.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 139 20.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 222 32.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 119 17.2 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 76 11.0 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 91 37.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 136 55.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 6.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 55.5% were couple families with children, 37.1% were couple families without children and 6.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,285 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,423 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,423 and those without children was $2,285.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 60 26.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 3.1 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 74 33.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 20 9.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 5.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 25 11.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 12 5.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 5.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 26.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 33.2% 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 Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 299 90.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 30 9.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 299 100.0 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 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 17 5.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 121 40.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 157 52.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 5.7% had 2 bedrooms and 40.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 100 33.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 172 57.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 20 6.7 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.3% were owned outright, 57.3% were owned with a mortgage and 6.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 240 80.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 58 19.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 80.5% were family households, 19.5% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.7% 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 Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 325 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.1 -- 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 Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.3 -- 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 Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 4 1.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 78 26.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 137 46.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 75 25.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.2% 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 Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 55.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 44.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 55.6%) were male and 4 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kurrajong Heights (L) % 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 4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Kurrajong Heights (L) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Kurrajong Heights (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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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