2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

North Rocks

Code SSC11733 (SSC)
People 7,234
Male 3,525
Female 3,709
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 6,514
People born overseas 2,068
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 33
Families 2,084
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,545
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,619
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,924
Median weekly rent $320
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People North Rocks % Australia %
Total 7,234 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,525 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,709 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,234 people were usually resident in North Rocks (State Suburbs): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age North Rocks % Australia %
People
0-4 years 408 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 973 13.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 906 12.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,911 40.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,154 16.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 885 12.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.1% of people usually resident in North Rocks (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics North Rocks % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,514 90.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,068 28.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 33 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.0% of people usually resident in North Rocks (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 28.6% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status North Rocks % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,608 61.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 393 6.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 299 5.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,554 26.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 61.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in North Rocks (State Suburbs) were married, 6.7% were either separated or divorced, 5.1% were widowed and 26.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth North Rocks % Australia %
Australia 4,879 67.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses North Rocks % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) North Rocks % Australia %

People — employment
Employment North Rocks % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,454 62.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,168 29.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 110 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 82 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 113 2.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,749 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,927 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,927 people aged 15 years and over in North Rocks (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.5% worked full-time, 29.7% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.9% were unemployed. 1,749 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation North Rocks % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses North Rocks % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes North Rocks % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 609 -- 466 --
Family 1,737 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,619 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in North Rocks (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $609, the median family income was $1,737 and the median household income was $1,619.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition North Rocks % Australia %
Couple family without children 668 32.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,183 56.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 209 10.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 24 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,084 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,084 families in North Rocks (State Suburbs): of these 32.1% were couple families without children, 56.8% were couple families with children, 10.0% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 North Rocks % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,425 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,545 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,425 occupied private dwellings were counted in North Rocks (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure North Rocks % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,235 92.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 168 6.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 13 0.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 9 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in North Rocks (State Suburbs), 92.2% were separate houses, 6.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure North Rocks % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,111 45.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 942 38.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 290 12.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 80 3.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in North Rocks (State Suburbs), 45.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.8% were owned with a mortgage and 12.0% were rented.

Landlord type North Rocks % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 214 73.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 1.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 59 20.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 13 4.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in North Rocks (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 73.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 20.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics North Rocks % Australia %
Median weekly rent 320 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,924 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in North Rocks (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $320. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,924. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Rocks % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,036 84.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 300 12.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 40 1.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in North Rocks (State Suburbs), 84.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.4% were single (or lone) person households and 1.6% 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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