2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Mount Vernon

Code SSC11632 (SSC)
People 1,036
Male 546
Female 490
Median age 39
Families 274
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 306
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $1,773
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,200
Median weekly rent $275
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 3
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,036 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 546 52.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 490 47.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.6 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,036 people in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 55 5.3 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 66 6.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 82 7.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 90 8.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 76 7.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 60 5.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 47 4.5 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 69 6.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 86 8.3 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 86 8.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 78 7.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 64 6.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 57 5.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 34 3.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 36 3.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 30 2.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 13 1.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 0.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 520 62.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 0.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 29 3.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 27 3.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 251 30.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.4% were married and 4.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 60 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 484 61.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 20 2.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 286 36.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 13 3.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 34 10.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 47 13.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 4.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 35 10.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 60 17.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 1.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 4.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 45 13.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 4 1.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 64 19.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 337 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) 32.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.8% were in primary school, 29.4% in secondary school and 17.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 712 68.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 522 53.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 87 9.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 45 4.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 317 32.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 32.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 53.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 353 63.1 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 154 27.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 34 6.1 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 18 3.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 559 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 559 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs). Of these 63.1% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 62 11.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 50 9.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 47 8.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 83 15.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 270 49.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 597 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,937 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,773 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) was $597.

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

Unpaid work Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 568 68.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 209 25.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 111 13.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 93 11.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.1% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 187 22.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 192 23.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 98 11.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 93 11.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 23.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 68 24.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 187 68.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 16 5.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 68.2% were couple families with children, 24.8% were couple families without children and 5.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 66.7 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 33.3 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs) 66.7% of single parents were male and 33.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,625 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,442 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,442 and those without children was $1,625.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 58 22.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 72 28.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 42 16.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 3.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 39 15.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 15 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 5.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 28.3% 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 Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 278 94.9 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 15 5.1 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 94.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 278 100.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 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 Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 10 3.6 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 54 19.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 209 75.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 3.6% had 2 bedrooms and 19.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 4. The average household size was 3.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 126 45.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 122 43.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 21 7.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 3.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 45.3% were owned outright, 43.9% were owned with a mortgage and 7.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 258 92.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 18 6.5 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), of all households, 92.5% were family households, 6.5% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

Household income Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.8 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 14.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.2% 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 Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 275 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,200 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 80.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 19.7 -- 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 Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
None 4 1.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 28 10.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 94 34.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 142 51.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 2.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), 10.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 51.4% 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 Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 62.5 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 37.5 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 8 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 62.5%) were male and 3 (or 37.5%) were female. The median age was 8 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Vernon % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Mount Vernon % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 450 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Vernon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $450 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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