2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Crows Nest (NSW)

Code SSC10649 (SSC)
People 4,048
Male 1,974
Female 2,074
Median age 34
Families 1,039
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 2,134
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $2,095
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,900
Median weekly rent $480
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 4,048 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,974 48.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,074 51.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,048 people in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 266 6.6 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 151 3.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 102 2.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 104 2.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 258 6.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 569 14.1 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 598 14.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 527 13.0 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 354 8.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 220 5.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 203 5.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 201 5.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 193 4.8 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 116 2.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 53 1.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 57 1.4 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 53 1.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 22 0.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,400 39.6 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 88 2.5 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 331 9.4 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 93 2.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,619 45.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.6% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,206 39.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 512 16.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,375 44.5 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 52 4.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 132 12.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 2.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 1.4 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 45 4.2 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 31 2.9 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 1.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 100 9.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 263 24.8 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 48 4.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 337 31.8 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,061 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs) 26.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.9% were in primary school, 8.8% in secondary school and 34.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,287 56.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,687 45.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 321 8.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 238 6.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,434 39.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), 39.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,946 73.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 489 18.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 119 4.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 94 3.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,648 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,648 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 73.5% were employed full time, 18.5% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 147 5.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 174 6.8 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 172 6.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 357 14.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,593 62.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), 5.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 62.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,165 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,646 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,095 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $1,165.

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

Unpaid work Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,681 76.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 733 20.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 244 6.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 595 16.9 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.8% provided care for children and 6.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,158 32.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,056 29.9 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 305 8.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 162 4.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 557 53.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 328 31.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 121 11.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 34 3.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), 31.5% were couple families with children, 53.6% were couple families without children and 11.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs) 22.3% of single parents were male and 77.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,129 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,312 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,312 and those without children was $3,129.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 338 38.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 1.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 179 20.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 138 15.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 39 4.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 62 7.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 54 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 63 7.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 38.0% had both partners employed full-time, 1.9% had both employed part-time and 20.1% 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 Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,803 91.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 166 8.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 394 21.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 525 29.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 884 49.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), 21.9% were separate houses, 29.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 49.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 54 3.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 367 20.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 743 41.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 513 28.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 110 6.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 0.9 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 20.4% had 1 bedroom, 41.2% had 2 bedrooms and 28.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.1. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 374 20.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 542 30.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 856 47.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 1.3 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.7% were owned outright, 30.0% were owned with a mortgage and 47.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,025 56.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 619 34.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 158 8.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 56.9% were family households, 34.4% were single person households and 8.8% were group households.

Household income Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), 11.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.8% 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 Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 480 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.1 -- 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 Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,900 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 312 17.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,042 57.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 358 19.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 57 3.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 35 1.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), 57.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 19.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 3.2% 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 Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 70.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 30.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 70.0%) were male and 3 (or 30.0%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Crows Nest (NSW) % 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 2.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,333 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,333.

Mortgage and rent Crows Nest (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 549 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 6,000 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Crows Nest (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $549 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $6,000.

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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