2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Mount Vernon

Code SSC18207 (SSC)
People 1,636
Male 852
Female 784
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 1,487
People born overseas 440
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 422
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 504
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $1,338
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,167
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Mount Vernon % Australia %
Total 1,636 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 852 52.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 784 47.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,636 people were usually resident in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs): of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mount Vernon % Australia %
People
0-4 years 86 5.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 225 13.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 256 15.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 634 38.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 186 11.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 250 15.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.0% of people usually resident in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Mount Vernon % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,487 90.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 440 26.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.9% of people usually resident in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 26.9% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mount Vernon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 761 57.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 78 5.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 107 8.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 379 28.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) were married, 5.9% were either separated or divorced, 8.1% were widowed and 28.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mount Vernon % Australia %
Australia 1,104 67.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Vernon % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mount Vernon % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mount Vernon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 528 65.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 199 24.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 15 1.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 38 4.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 26 3.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 442 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 806 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 806 people aged 15 years and over in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 65.5% worked full-time, 24.7% worked part-time, 1.9% were away from work, 4.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.2% were unemployed. 442 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mount Vernon % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Vernon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 449 -- 466 --
Family 1,348 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,338 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $449, the median family income was $1,348 and the median household income was $1,338.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Vernon % Australia %
Couple family without children 110 26.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 270 64.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 36 8.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 422 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 422 families in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs): of these 26.1% were couple families without children, 64.0% were couple families with children, 8.5% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Mount Vernon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 458 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 504 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 458 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Mount Vernon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 458 100.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 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 Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 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.

Tenure Mount Vernon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 215 46.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 141 30.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 57 12.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 14 3.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 6.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 46.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.8% were owned with a mortgage and 12.4% were rented.

Landlord type Mount Vernon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 24 42.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 28 49.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 12.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mount Vernon % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,167 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167. The average people per household was 3.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Vernon % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 403 88.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 38 8.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 1.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 88.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 8.3% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% 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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