2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Orchard Hills

Code SSC18475 (SSC)
People 1,912
Male 999
Female 913
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 1,676
People born overseas 452
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 477
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 564
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $1,477
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,167
Median weekly rent $235
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People — demographics
People Orchard Hills % Australia %
Total 1,912 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 999 52.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 913 47.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,912 people were usually resident in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs): of these 52.2% were male and 47.8% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Orchard Hills % Australia %
People
0-4 years 95 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 345 18.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 289 15.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 769 40.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 231 12.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 181 9.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.0% of people usually resident in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Orchard Hills % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,676 87.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 452 23.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.7% of people usually resident in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 23.6% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Orchard Hills % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 862 58.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 75 5.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 62 4.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 473 32.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs) were married, 5.1% were either separated or divorced, 4.2% were widowed and 32.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Orchard Hills % Australia %
Australia 1,304 68.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Orchard Hills % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Orchard Hills % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Orchard Hills % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 584 61.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 275 28.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 42 4.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 30 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 19 2.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 403 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 950 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 950 people aged 15 years and over in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.5% worked full-time, 28.9% worked part-time, 4.4% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.0% were unemployed. 403 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Orchard Hills % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Orchard Hills % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 541 -- 466 --
Family 1,554 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,477 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $541, the median family income was $1,554 and the median household income was $1,477.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Orchard Hills % Australia %
Couple family without children 118 24.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 306 64.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 45 9.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 477 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 477 families in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs): of these 24.7% were couple families without children, 64.2% were couple families with children, 9.4% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Orchard Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 541 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 564 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 541 occupied private dwellings were counted in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Orchard Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 521 96.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 2.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 0.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.7 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs), 96.3% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Orchard Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 240 44.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 187 34.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 63 11.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 45 8.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs), 44.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.6% were owned with a mortgage and 11.6% were rented.

Landlord type Orchard Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 33 52.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 26 41.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 7.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 52.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Orchard Hills % Australia %
Median weekly rent 235 -- 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 Orchard Hills (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $235. 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 Orchard Hills % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 456 84.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 53 9.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 1.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Orchard Hills (State Suburbs), 84.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 9.8% were single (or lone) person households and 1.1% 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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