2006 Census QuickStats

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Dodges Ferry

Code UCL604200 (UCL)
People 2,947
Male 1,487
Female 1,460
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 2,675
People born overseas 246
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 805
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,486
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $794
Median monthly mortgage repayment $838
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Total 2,947 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,487 50.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,460 49.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 106 3.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,947 people were usually resident in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Of the total population 3.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Dodges Ferry % Australia %
People
0-4 years 227 7.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 478 16.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 363 12.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,314 44.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 309 10.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 257 8.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.9% of people usually resident in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,675 90.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 246 8.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.8% of people usually resident in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 8.3% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Dodges Ferry % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 968 43.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 389 17.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 88 3.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 795 35.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 17.3% were either separated or divorced, 3.9% were widowed and 35.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Australia 2,518 85.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Dodges Ferry % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Dodges Ferry % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Dodges Ferry % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 715 52.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 447 33.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 49 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 38 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 107 7.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 761 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,356 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,356 people aged 15 years and over in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 52.7% worked full-time, 33.0% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.9% were unemployed. 761 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Dodges Ferry % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 398 -- 466 --
Family 947 -- 1,171 --
Household 794 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $398, the median family income was $947 and the median household income was $794.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Couple family without children 270 33.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 341 42.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 182 22.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 12 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 805 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 805 families in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 33.5% were couple families without children, 42.4% were couple families with children, 22.6% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,156 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,486 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,156 occupied private dwellings were counted in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,143 98.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 13 1.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities), 98.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 334 28.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 539 46.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 209 18.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 68 5.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 46.6% were owned with a mortgage and 18.1% were rented.

Landlord type Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 73 34.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 121 57.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 6.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 34.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 57.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 838 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $838. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dodges Ferry % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 793 68.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 288 24.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 36 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Dodges Ferry (Urban Centres and Localities), 68.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.9% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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