2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Smithtown

Code SSC18797 (SSC)
People 591
Male 299
Female 292
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 555
People born overseas 12
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 176
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 261
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $646
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $165
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Smithtown % Australia %
Total 591 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 299 50.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 292 49.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 29 4.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 591 people were usually resident in Smithtown (State Suburbs): of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Of the total population 4.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Smithtown % Australia %
People
0-4 years 41 6.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 77 13.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 58 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 215 36.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 92 15.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 108 18.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.0% of people usually resident in Smithtown (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Smithtown % Australia %
Australian citizenship 555 93.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 12 2.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.9% of people usually resident in Smithtown (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 2.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Smithtown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 237 50.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 64 13.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 36 7.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 131 27.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Smithtown (State Suburbs) were married, 13.5% were either separated or divorced, 7.6% were widowed and 27.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Smithtown % Australia %
Australia 547 92.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Smithtown % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Smithtown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 128 55.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 71 30.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 1.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 21 9.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 207 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 232 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 232 people aged 15 years and over in Smithtown (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.2% worked full-time, 30.6% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 1.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.1% were unemployed. 207 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Smithtown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 330 -- 466 --
Family 833 -- 1,171 --
Household 646 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Smithtown (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $330, the median family income was $833 and the median household income was $646.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Smithtown % Australia %
Couple family without children 77 43.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 67 38.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 32 18.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 176 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 176 families in Smithtown (State Suburbs): of these 43.8% were couple families without children, 38.1% were couple families with children, 18.2% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Smithtown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 247 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 261 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 247 occupied private dwellings were counted in Smithtown (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Smithtown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 247 100.0 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 Smithtown (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 Smithtown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 115 46.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 72 29.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 39 15.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 7.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Smithtown (State Suburbs), 46.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.1% were owned with a mortgage and 15.8% were rented.

Landlord type Smithtown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 21 53.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 17 43.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 7.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Smithtown (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 43.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Smithtown % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Smithtown (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $165. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Smithtown % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 176 71.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 59 23.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Smithtown (State Suburbs), 71.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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