2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Oakhurst

Code SSC11755 (SSC)
People 6,522
Male 3,244
Female 3,278
Median age 28
Australian citizenship 5,666
People born overseas 2,498
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 26
Families 1,674
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,916
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $1,229
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,700
Median weekly rent $230
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Oakhurst % Australia %
Total 6,522 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,244 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,278 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 130 2.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,522 people were usually resident in Oakhurst (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 2.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Oakhurst % Australia %
People
0-4 years 583 8.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,313 20.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,056 16.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,955 45.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 359 5.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 257 3.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 28 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 29.1% of people usually resident in Oakhurst (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 9.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 28 years.

Selected characteristics Oakhurst % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,666 86.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,498 38.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 26 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.9% of people usually resident in Oakhurst (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 38.3% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Oakhurst % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,574 55.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 435 9.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 128 2.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,492 32.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Oakhurst (State Suburbs) were married, 9.4% were either separated or divorced, 2.8% were widowed and 32.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Oakhurst % Australia %
Australia 3,676 56.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Oakhurst % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Oakhurst % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Oakhurst % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,168 69.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 636 20.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 64 2.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 86 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 179 5.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,298 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,133 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,133 people aged 15 years and over in Oakhurst (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 69.2% worked full-time, 20.3% worked part-time, 2.0% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.7% were unemployed. 1,298 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Oakhurst % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Oakhurst % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 526 -- 466 --
Family 1,245 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,229 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Oakhurst (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $526, the median family income was $1,245 and the median household income was $1,229.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Oakhurst % Australia %
Couple family without children 310 18.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,077 64.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 268 16.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 19 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,674 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,674 families in Oakhurst (State Suburbs): of these 18.5% were couple families without children, 64.3% were couple families with children, 16.0% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Oakhurst % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,865 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,916 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,865 occupied private dwellings were counted in Oakhurst (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Oakhurst % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,823 97.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 37 2.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 5 0.3 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 Oakhurst (State Suburbs), 97.7% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Oakhurst % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 287 15.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,113 59.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 364 19.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 99 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Oakhurst (State Suburbs), 15.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 59.7% were owned with a mortgage and 19.5% were rented.

Landlord type Oakhurst % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 238 65.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 19 5.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 106 29.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Oakhurst (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 65.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Oakhurst % Australia %
Median weekly rent 230 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,700 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Oakhurst (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $230. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,700. The average people per household was 3.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Oakhurst % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,616 86.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 153 8.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 35 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Oakhurst (State Suburbs), 86.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 8.2% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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