2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Tuross Heads

Code UCL176800 (UCL)
People 2,120
Male 1,059
Female 1,061
Median age 56
Australian citizenship 1,978
People born overseas 332
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 669
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,639
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $603
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $170
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Tuross Heads % Australia %
Total 2,120 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,059 50.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,061 50.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,120 people were usually resident in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tuross Heads % Australia %
People
0-4 years 61 2.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 205 9.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 136 6.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 606 28.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 452 21.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 659 31.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 56 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 12.5% of people usually resident in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 52.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 56 years.

Selected characteristics Tuross Heads % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,978 93.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 332 15.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.3% of people usually resident in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 15.7% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tuross Heads % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,110 59.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 266 14.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 143 7.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 335 18.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.4% were either separated or divorced, 7.7% were widowed and 18.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tuross Heads % Australia %
Australia 1,699 80.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Tuross Heads % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Tuross Heads % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Tuross Heads % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 314 47.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 230 34.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 41 6.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 14 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 66 9.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,124 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 665 -- 9,607,987 --
 
View labour force information

During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 665 people aged 15 years and over in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 47.2% worked full-time, 34.6% worked part-time, 6.2% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.9% were unemployed. 1,124 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Tuross Heads % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Tuross Heads % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 328 -- 466 --
Family 647 -- 1,171 --
Household 603 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $328, the median family income was $647 and the median household income was $603.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Tuross Heads % Australia %
Couple family without children 421 62.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 151 22.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 91 13.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 669 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 669 families in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 62.9% were couple families without children, 22.6% were couple families with children, 13.6% were one parent families and 0.9% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Tuross Heads % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 981 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,639 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 981 occupied private dwellings were counted in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Tuross Heads % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 942 96.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 26 2.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 8 0.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), 96.0% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tuross Heads % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 571 58.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 188 19.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 182 18.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 3.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.2% were owned with a mortgage and 18.6% were rented.

Landlord type Tuross Heads % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 115 63.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 60 33.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 4.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 63.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Tuross Heads % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tuross Heads % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 662 67.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 250 25.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 17 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Tuross Heads (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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

Back to Top