2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Acacia Gardens

Code SSC11007 (SSC)
People 3,110
Male 1,512
Female 1,598
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 2,732
People born overseas 1,062
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 876
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 986
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,746
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,253
Median weekly rent $298
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People — demographics
People Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Total 3,110 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,512 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,598 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,110 people were usually resident in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Acacia Gardens % Australia %
People
0-4 years 282 9.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 513 16.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 459 14.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,564 50.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 198 6.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 94 3.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.6% of people usually resident in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 9.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,732 87.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,062 34.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.8% of people usually resident in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 34.1% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Acacia Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,439 62.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 138 6.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 53 2.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 686 29.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) were married, 6.0% were either separated or divorced, 2.3% were widowed and 29.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Australia 1,969 63.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Acacia Gardens % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Acacia Gardens % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Acacia Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,252 69.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 399 22.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 60 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 39 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 48 2.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 460 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,798 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,798 people aged 15 years and over in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 69.6% worked full-time, 22.2% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.7% were unemployed. 460 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Acacia Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 691 -- 466 --
Family 1,760 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,746 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $691, the median family income was $1,760 and the median household income was $1,746.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Couple family without children 228 26.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 556 63.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 81 9.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 876 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 876 families in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs): of these 26.0% were couple families without children, 63.5% were couple families with children, 9.2% were one parent families and 1.3% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 936 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 986 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 936 occupied private dwellings were counted in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 853 91.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 83 8.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 91.1% were separate houses, 8.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 131 14.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 638 68.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 140 15.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 2.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 14.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 68.2% were owned with a mortgage and 15.0% were rented.

Landlord type Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 106 75.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 29 20.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 3.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 75.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 20.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Median weekly rent 298 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,253 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $298. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,253. The average people per household was 3.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Acacia Gardens % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 841 89.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 70 7.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 14 1.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Acacia Gardens (State Suburbs), 89.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 7.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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