2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Loxton

Code UCL412800 (UCL)
People 3,431
Male 1,651
Female 1,780
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 3,248
People born overseas 201
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 22
Families 921
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,616
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $675
Median monthly mortgage repayment $771
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Loxton % Australia %
Total 3,431 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,651 48.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,780 51.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 80 2.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,431 people were usually resident in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Of the total population 2.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Loxton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 204 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 427 12.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 361 10.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,201 35.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 442 12.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 796 23.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.4% of people usually resident in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 36.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Loxton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,248 94.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 201 5.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 22 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.7% of people usually resident in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 5.9% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Loxton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,440 51.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 286 10.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 342 12.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 730 26.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.2% were either separated or divorced, 12.2% were widowed and 26.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Loxton % Australia %
Australia 3,093 90.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Loxton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Loxton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 914 59.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 448 29.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 58 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 48 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 73 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,153 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,541 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,541 people aged 15 years and over in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 59.3% worked full-time, 29.1% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 1,153 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Loxton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 392 -- 466 --
Family 997 -- 1,171 --
Household 675 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $392, the median family income was $997 and the median household income was $675.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Loxton % Australia %
Couple family without children 453 49.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 311 33.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 137 14.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 20 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 921 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 921 families in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.2% were couple families without children, 33.8% were couple families with children, 14.9% were one parent families and 2.2% 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 Loxton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,472 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,616 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,472 occupied private dwellings were counted in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Loxton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,168 79.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 202 13.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 40 2.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 55 3.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 7 0.5 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.3% were separate houses, 13.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Loxton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 565 38.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 387 26.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 424 28.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 31 2.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 4.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.3% were owned with a mortgage and 28.8% were rented.

Landlord type Loxton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 120 28.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 115 27.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 176 41.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 2.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 28.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 27.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Loxton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 771 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $771. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Loxton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 914 62.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 461 31.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 22 1.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.3% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% 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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