2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Walla Walla (L)

Code UCL180200 (UCL)
People 581
Male 280
Female 301
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 556
People born overseas 19
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 144
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 224
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $838
Median monthly mortgage repayment $823
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Total 581 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 280 48.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 301 51.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 581 people were usually resident in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 3.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 101 17.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 119 20.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 182 31.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 60 10.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 101 17.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.0% of people usually resident in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 556 95.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 19 3.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.7% of people usually resident in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 3.3% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 204 44.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 53 11.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 40 8.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 167 36.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.5% were either separated or divorced, 8.7% were widowed and 36.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Australia 524 90.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Walla Walla (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Walla Walla (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 156 61.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 72 28.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 10 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 5 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 10 4.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 194 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 253 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 253 people aged 15 years and over in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 61.7% worked full-time, 28.5% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.0% were unemployed. 194 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 350 -- 466 --
Family 1,006 -- 1,171 --
Household 838 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $350, the median family income was $1,006 and the median household income was $838.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 64 44.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 54 37.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 23 16.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 2.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 144 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 144 families in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 44.4% were couple families without children, 37.5% were couple families with children, 16.0% were one parent families and 2.1% 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 Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 207 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 224 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 207 occupied private dwellings were counted in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 198 95.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6 2.9 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 Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.7% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 88 42.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 74 35.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 39 18.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 3.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 35.7% were owned with a mortgage and 18.8% were rented.

Landlord type Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 7 17.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 28 71.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 10.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 17.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 71.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 823 -- 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 Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $823. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Walla Walla (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 138 66.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 54 26.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 3.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Walla Walla (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.1% were single (or lone) person households and 3.9% 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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