2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Gracetown

Code SSC54016 (SSC)
People 323
Male 185
Female 138
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 298
People born overseas 43
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 85
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 302
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $924
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,142
Median weekly rent $155
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Gracetown % Australia %
Total 323 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 185 57.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 138 42.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 323 people were usually resident in Gracetown (State Suburbs): of these 57.3% were male and 42.7% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Gracetown % Australia %
People
0-4 years 19 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 40 12.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 32 9.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 165 51.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 37 11.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 30 9.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.3% of people usually resident in Gracetown (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Gracetown % Australia %
Australian citizenship 298 92.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 43 13.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 3.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.3% of people usually resident in Gracetown (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.3% were born overseas and 3.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Gracetown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 119 45.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 34 12.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 10 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 101 38.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Gracetown (State Suburbs) were married, 12.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 38.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Gracetown % Australia %
Australia 258 79.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Gracetown % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gracetown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 126 64.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 55 27.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 3 1.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 6 3.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 53 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 197 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 197 people aged 15 years and over in Gracetown (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 64.0% worked full-time, 27.9% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 1.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.0% were unemployed. 53 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gracetown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 526 -- 466 --
Family 1,243 -- 1,171 --
Household 924 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Gracetown (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 $1,243 and the median household income was $924.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Gracetown % Australia %
Couple family without children 36 42.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 36 42.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 13 15.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 85 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 85 families in Gracetown (State Suburbs): of these 42.4% were couple families without children, 42.4% were couple families with children, 15.3% 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 Gracetown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 150 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 302 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 150 occupied private dwellings were counted in Gracetown (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Gracetown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 116 77.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 2.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 30 20.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Gracetown (State Suburbs), 77.3% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 20.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Gracetown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 46 30.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 27 18.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 54 36.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 2.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 12.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Gracetown (State Suburbs), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.0% were owned with a mortgage and 36.0% were rented.

Landlord type Gracetown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 4 7.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 44 81.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 9.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Gracetown (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 7.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 81.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Gracetown % Australia %
Median weekly rent 155 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,142 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Gracetown (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $155. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,142. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gracetown % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 87 58.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 43 28.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 4.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Gracetown (State Suburbs), 58.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.7% were single (or lone) person households and 4.7% 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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