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Hillston

Code SSC11113 (SSC)
People 1,430
Male 744
Female 686
Median age 40
Families 370
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 755
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $974
Median monthly mortgage repayments $998
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,430 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 744 52.0 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 686 48.0 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 111 7.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,430 people in Hillston (State Suburbs) of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.8% of the population.

Age Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 82 5.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 94 6.6 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 107 7.5 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 74 5.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 79 5.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 93 6.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 72 5.0 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 96 6.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 99 6.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 112 7.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 114 8.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 99 6.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 66 4.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 64 4.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 61 4.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 52 3.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 37 2.6 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 31 2.2 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hillston (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 583 50.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 38 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 86 7.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 84 7.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 358 31.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hillston (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.7% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hillston (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 514 51.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 106 10.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 385 38.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Hillston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hillston (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 16 4.4 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 63 17.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 59 16.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 88 24.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 1.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 5.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 20 5.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 90 24.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 361 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hillston (State Suburbs) 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.1% were in primary school, 25.8% in secondary school and 10.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,223 85.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 138 10.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 41 3.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 43 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,107 83.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Hillston (State Suburbs), 83.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 492 66.4 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 166 22.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 52 7.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 31 4.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 741 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 741 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hillston (State Suburbs). Of these 66.4% were employed full time, 22.4% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 48 6.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 52 7.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 70 9.9 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 100 14.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 388 54.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hillston (State Suburbs), 6.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hillston (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 530 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,194 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 974 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hillston (State Suburbs) was $530.

Travel to work, top responses Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 775 67.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 297 25.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 127 11.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 316 27.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Hillston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.8% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 224 19.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 247 21.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 148 12.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 154 13.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hillston (State Suburbs), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 174 46.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 147 39.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 47 12.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hillston (State Suburbs), 39.6% were couple families with children, 46.9% were couple families without children and 12.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Hillston (State Suburbs) 21.3% of single parents were male and 78.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,511 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,916 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hillston (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,916 and those without children was $1,511.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 89 27.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 2.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 75 23.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 35 10.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 4.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 57 17.6 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 25 7.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 20 6.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Hillston (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 562 79.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 147 20.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Hillston (State Suburbs), 79.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 503 89.5 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 1.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 28 5.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 25 4.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hillston (State Suburbs), 89.5% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.0% were flats, units or apartments and 4.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 1.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 4.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 94 16.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 240 42.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 176 31.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 3.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 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 Hillston (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.7% had 2 bedrooms and 42.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 220 39.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 130 23.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 175 31.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 1.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 4.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hillston (State Suburbs), 39.2% were owned outright, 23.2% were owned with a mortgage and 31.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 367 65.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 176 31.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 3.4 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Hillston (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.3% were family households, 31.3% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hillston (State Suburbs), 29.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.8% 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 Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 998 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.9 -- 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 Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
None 36 6.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 181 32.2 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 192 34.2 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 124 22.1 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 5.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Hillston (State Suburbs), 32.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.1% 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 Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 112 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 59 52.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 53 47.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 31 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hillston (State Suburbs), there were 112 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 59 (or 52.7%) were male and 53 (or 47.3%) were female. The median age was 31 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hillston % 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 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 912 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hillston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $912.

Mortgage and rent Hillston % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 140 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Hillston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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