2011 Census QuickStats

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Rocky Point (NSW)

Code SSC11985 (SSC)
People 274
Male 146
Female 128
Median age 36
Families 73
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 107
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,114
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 274 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 146 53.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 128 46.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 5.8 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 274 people in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 53.3% were male and 46.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.8% of the population.

Age Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 6.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 23 8.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 23 8.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 21 7.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 20 7.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11 4.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 17 6.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 6.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 32 11.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 23 8.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 19 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 7 2.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 13 4.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 4.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 9 3.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 1.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 2.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 113 53.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 4 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 16 7.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 4.3 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 68 32.4 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.8% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 44 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 100 52.6 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 10 5.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 80 42.1 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 7 7.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 19 19.6 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 10.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 4.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 11 11.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 5.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 6.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 9.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8 8.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 5 5.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 13 13.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 97 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs) 36.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.3% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 18.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 234 84.8 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 39 15.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 27 10.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 20 7.7 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 174 66.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), 66.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 82 58.6 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 39 27.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5 3.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 10.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 140 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 140 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 10.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 12 9.7 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 20 16.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 9 7.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 24 19.4 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 55 44.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 16.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 525 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,468 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,114 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $525.

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

Unpaid work Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 158 75.6 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 81 38.6 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 31 14.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 36 17.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 38.6% provided care for children and 14.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 47 22.5 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 62 29.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 27 12.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 24 11.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 21 28.8 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 34 46.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 18 24.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), 46.6% were couple families with children, 28.8% were couple families without children and 24.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,958 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,324 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,324 and those without children was $1,958.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 12 20.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 13 22.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 9 15.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 5.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 12 20.7 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 5 8.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 6.9 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 94 90.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 10 9.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), 90.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 94 100.0 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 Rocky Point (NSW) (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 Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 3.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 17 17.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 43 44.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 33 34.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 44.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 28 29.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 48 51.1 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 18 19.1 743,050 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 0 0.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), 29.8% were owned outright, 51.1% were owned with a mortgage and 19.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 73 76.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 22 23.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.8% were family households, 23.2% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), 19.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.0% 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 Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.8 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.2 -- 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 Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 0 0.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 32 34.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 47 50.0 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 12 12.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), 34.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.8% 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 Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 14 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 42.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 8 57.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 41 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 14 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 42.9%) were male and 8 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 41 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rocky Point (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 4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,437 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,437.

Mortgage and rent Rocky Point (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Rocky Point (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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