2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Northampton (L)

Code UCL521600 (UCL)
People 813
Male 380
Female 433
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 722
People born overseas 83
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 221
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 384
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $546
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $106
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Northampton (L) % Australia %
Total 813 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 380 46.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 433 53.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 103 12.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 813 people were usually resident in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. Of the total population 12.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Northampton (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 52 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 134 16.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 55 6.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 272 33.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 135 16.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 167 20.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.9% of people usually resident in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 37.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Northampton (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 722 88.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 83 10.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.8% of people usually resident in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 10.2% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Northampton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 315 50.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 71 11.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 72 11.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 178 28.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.3% were either separated or divorced, 11.4% were widowed and 28.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Northampton (L) % Australia %
Australia 668 82.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Northampton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 141 49.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 90 31.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 19 6.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 9 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 25 8.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 288 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 284 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 284 people aged 15 years and over in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 49.6% worked full-time, 31.7% worked part-time, 6.7% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.8% were unemployed. 288 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Northampton (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 290 -- 466 --
Family 659 -- 1,171 --
Household 546 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $290, the median family income was $659 and the median household income was $546.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Northampton (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 111 50.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 73 33.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 37 16.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 221 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 221 families in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.2% were couple families without children, 33.0% were couple families with children, 16.7% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Northampton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 340 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 384 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 340 occupied private dwellings were counted in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Northampton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 304 89.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 12 3.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 24 7.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 7.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Northampton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 168 49.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 65 19.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 75 22.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 7.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.1% were owned with a mortgage and 22.1% were rented.

Landlord type Northampton (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8 10.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 19 25.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 44 58.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 8.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 10.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 25.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 58.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Northampton (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 106 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $106. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Northampton (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 218 64.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 86 25.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Northampton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 64.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.3% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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