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Coolamon (A)

Code LGA12000 (LGA)
People 4,099
Male 2,006
Female 2,093
Median age 43
Families 1,094
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 1,790
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $857
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,192
Median weekly rent $125
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,099 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,006 48.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,093 51.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 107 2.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,099 people in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 253 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 347 8.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 318 7.8 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 259 6.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 173 4.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 139 3.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 176 4.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 207 5.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 286 7.0 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 288 7.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 304 7.4 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 251 6.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 264 6.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 246 6.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 209 5.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 164 4.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 115 2.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 102 2.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,816 57.1 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 113 3.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 227 7.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 239 7.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 785 24.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.1% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,637 58.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 199 7.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 978 34.8 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 80 6.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 271 21.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 138 11.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 1.2 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 161 12.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 64 5.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 48 3.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 81 6.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 85 6.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 23 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 292 23.2 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,258 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.7% were in primary school, 21.7% in secondary school and 13.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 3,694 90.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 225 5.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 146 3.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 115 3.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,369 87.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,102 62.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 479 27.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 115 6.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 64 3.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,760 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,760 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.6% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 178 10.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 140 8.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 162 9.5 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 253 14.9 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 849 49.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 452 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,037 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 857 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas) was $452.

Travel to work, top responses Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,247 70.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 969 30.4 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 446 14.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,038 32.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.4% provided care for children and 14.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 32.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 601 18.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 758 23.8 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 397 12.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 490 15.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.4% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 496 45.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 444 40.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 143 13.1 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), 40.6% were couple families with children, 45.3% were couple families without children and 13.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas) 14.8% of single parents were male and 85.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,470 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,470.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 219 23.2 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 33 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 203 21.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 115 12.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 39 4.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 214 22.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 53 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 66 7.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 21.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,488 86.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 236 13.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), 86.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,406 94.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 59 4.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 18 1.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.6% were separate houses, 0.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 47 3.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 205 13.8 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 695 46.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 509 34.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 13.8% had 2 bedrooms and 46.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 688 46.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 480 32.3 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 258 17.3 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 1.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 47 3.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), 46.2% were owned outright, 32.3% were owned with a mortgage and 17.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,080 72.6 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 375 25.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 33 2.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.6% were family households, 25.2% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 125 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.2 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 78 5.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 463 31.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 576 38.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 327 22.0 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 45 3.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), 31.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 106 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 47 44.3 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 59 55.7 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 106 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47 (or 44.3%) were male and 59 (or 55.7%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,067 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,067.

Mortgage and rent Coolamon (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 155 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Coolamon (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $155 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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