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Cootamundra (A)

Code LGA12200 (LGA)
People 7,334
Male 3,553
Female 3,781
Median age 47
Families 2,029
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,533
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $768
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,334 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,553 48.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,781 51.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 284 3.9 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,334 people in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.9% of the population.

Age Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 429 5.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 472 6.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 491 6.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 442 6.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 269 3.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 310 4.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 260 3.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 389 5.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 415 5.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 503 6.9 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 527 7.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 518 7.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 598 8.2 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 471 6.4 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 477 6.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 291 4.0 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 274 3.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 200 2.7 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,261 54.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 182 3.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 495 8.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 524 8.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,487 25.0 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.8% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,903 55.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 400 7.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,945 37.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 156 7.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 390 19.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 175 8.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 0.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 307 15.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 144 7.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 13 0.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 157 7.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 79 3.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 24 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 597 29.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,053 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.1% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 11.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,477 88.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 458 6.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 277 4.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 151 2.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,931 87.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), 87.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,765 59.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 861 29.2 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 165 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 162 5.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,953 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,953 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 323 11.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 221 7.9 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 317 11.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 504 18.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,259 45.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 425 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,026 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 768 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas) was $425.

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

Unpaid work Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,028 67.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,590 26.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 794 13.3 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,560 26.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 13.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 998 16.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,445 24.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 827 13.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 759 12.8 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,007 49.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 699 34.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 302 14.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 21 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.5% were couple families with children, 49.6% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas) 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,609 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,799 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,799 and those without children was $1,609.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 329 19.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 50 2.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 328 19.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 209 12.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 82 4.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 503 29.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 74 4.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 128 7.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 19.3% 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 Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,955 86.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 469 13.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,762 93.4 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 39 1.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 141 4.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), 93.4% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 60 2.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 521 17.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,443 48.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 863 29.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 58 2.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 17.6% had 2 bedrooms and 48.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,351 45.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 825 27.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 669 22.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 0.8 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 85 2.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), 45.7% were owned outright, 27.9% were owned with a mortgage and 22.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,013 68.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 896 30.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 45 1.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 30.3% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 273 9.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,164 39.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 985 33.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 428 14.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 105 3.6 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.5% 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 Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 282 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 133 47.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 149 52.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 282 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 133 (or 47.2%) were male and 149 (or 52.8%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cootamundra (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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 810 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $810.

Mortgage and rent Cootamundra (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 142 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 910 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Cootamundra (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $142 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $910.

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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