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Tacoma South

Code SSC12199 (SSC)
People 265
Male 134
Female 131
Median age 40
Families 79
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 100
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,125
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,300
Median weekly rent $410
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 265 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 134 50.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 131 49.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 4.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 265 people in Tacoma South (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.5% of the population.

Age Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3 1.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 13 4.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 25 9.4 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 27 10.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 19 7.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10 3.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 7 2.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 9 3.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 24 9.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 33 12.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 22 8.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 21 7.9 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 17 6.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 13 4.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 12 4.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 1.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tacoma South (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 109 51.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 12 5.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 23 10.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5 2.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 63 29.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tacoma South (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.4% were married and 16.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 60 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tacoma South (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 106 52.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 14 6.9 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 82 40.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tacoma South (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 8 9.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 16 18.2 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 14.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 14.8 109,409 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 9 10.2 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 8.0 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 22 25.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 88 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs) 34.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.6% were in primary school, 30.0% in secondary school and 20.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 222 84.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 33 13.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 18 7.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7 3.0 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 179 75.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), 75.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 84 62.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 39 29.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 6 4.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 3.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 134 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 134 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tacoma South (State Suburbs). Of these 62.7% were employed full time, 29.1% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 18 14.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 12 9.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 8 6.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 28 22.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 54 42.5 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tacoma South (State Suburbs), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 27 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tacoma South (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 27 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 529 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,416 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,125 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tacoma South (State Suburbs) was $529.

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

Unpaid work Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 168 78.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 77 35.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 30 14.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 41 19.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.8% provided care for children and 14.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 51 23.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 56 26.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 35 16.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 27 12.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tacoma South (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 25 32.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 34 43.6 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 19.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 5.1 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tacoma South (State Suburbs), 43.6% were couple families with children, 32.1% were couple families without children and 19.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,750 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,583 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,583 and those without children was $2,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 16 25.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 4.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 14 22.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 17.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 12 19.4 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 3 4.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 4.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 22.6% 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 Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 84 87.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 12 12.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), 87.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 83 100.0 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 Tacoma South (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 Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 3.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 7 8.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 35 41.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 37 43.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 8.2% had 2 bedrooms and 41.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 27 32.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 47 56.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 7 8.3 743,050 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 3 3.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tacoma South (State Suburbs), 32.1% were owned outright, 56.0% were owned with a mortgage and 8.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 74 87.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 11 12.9 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.1% were family households, 12.9% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), 25.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.3% 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 Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 410 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.7 -- 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 Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
None 0 0.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 21 24.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 30 35.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 31 36.5 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), 24.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 36.5% 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 Tacoma South % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 12 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 66.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 4 33.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 53 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tacoma South (State Suburbs), there were 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 66.7%) were male and 4 (or 33.3%) were female. The median age was 53 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tacoma South % 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 3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tacoma South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Tacoma South % 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 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Tacoma South (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 $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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