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Northampton (S)

Code LGA56790 (LGA)
People 3,192
Male 1,636
Female 1,556
Median age 46
Families 916
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,663
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $768
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 3,192 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,636 51.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,556 48.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 184 5.8 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,192 people in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.8% of the population.

Age Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 193 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 213 6.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 200 6.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 148 4.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 83 2.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 94 2.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 157 4.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 212 6.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 211 6.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 259 8.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 254 8.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 274 8.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 274 8.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 223 7.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 161 5.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 112 3.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 73 2.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 49 1.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,446 55.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 80 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 254 9.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 145 5.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 667 25.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 55.8% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,202 54.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 294 13.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 706 32.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 48 6.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 243 31.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 45 5.8 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 1.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 98 12.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 23 2.9 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 0.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 45 5.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 2.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 0.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 234 30.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 780 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas) 24.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.1% were in primary school, 16.3% in secondary school and 8.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,564 80.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 557 18.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 209 7.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 172 5.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,024 68.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), 68.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 772 54.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 449 31.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 131 9.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 70 4.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,422 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,422 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 54.3% were employed full time, 31.6% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 144 10.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 128 9.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 176 13.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 99 7.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 674 50.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 430 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 936 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 768 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas) was $430.

Travel to work, top responses Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,848 71.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 660 25.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 307 11.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 759 29.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 420 16.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 650 25.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 353 13.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 429 16.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 499 54.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 305 33.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 103 11.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.3% were couple families with children, 54.4% were couple families without children and 11.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas) 21.2% of single parents were male and 78.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,365 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,365.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 124 15.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 35 4.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 128 16.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 87 10.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 5.2 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 207 25.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 59 7.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 120 15.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 15.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 16.0% 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 Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,270 57.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 935 42.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), 57.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 42.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,100 86.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 54 4.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 26 2.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 83 6.5 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), 86.6% were separate houses, 4.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.0% were flats, units or apartments and 6.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 1.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 74 5.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 252 19.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 563 44.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 334 26.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 2.4 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.8% had 1 bedroom, 19.9% had 2 bedrooms and 44.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 565 44.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 304 23.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 336 26.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 1.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 45 3.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), 44.4% were owned outright, 23.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 896 70.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 353 27.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 22 1.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.5% were family households, 27.8% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.2% 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 Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 8.9 -- 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 Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 10.2 -- 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 Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 65 5.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 405 31.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 474 37.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 287 22.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 3.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.6% 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 Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 182 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 85 46.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 97 53.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 182 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 85 (or 46.7%) were male and 97 (or 53.3%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 782 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $782.

Mortgage and rent Northampton (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 195 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,947 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Northampton (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $195 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,947.

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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