2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Dixons Creek

Code SSC20401 (SSC)
People 336
Male 177
Female 159
Median age 46
Families 96
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 160
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,199
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $113
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Total 336 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 177 52.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 159 47.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 336 people in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs) of these 52.7% were male and 47.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 13 3.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 23 6.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 26 7.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 23 6.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 25 7.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 16 4.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8 2.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 13 3.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 18 5.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 33 9.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 19 5.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 22 6.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 38 11.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 27 8.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 15 4.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 6 1.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 2.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 1.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 157 56.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 1.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 18 6.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 8 2.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 90 32.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.9% were married and 7.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 69 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 146 58.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 23 9.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 82 32.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 48 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 48 years.

Education Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 22 25.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 3.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 12.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6 7.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 4.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 14.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 7.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 11.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8 9.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 85 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs) 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.7% were in primary school, 24.4% in secondary school and 22.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 271 80.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 71 21.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 27 8.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 14 4.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 217 66.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), 66.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 110 57.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 62 32.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 10 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 5.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 192 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 192 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 10.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 21 11.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 23 12.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 19 10.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 91 50.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 586 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,416 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,199 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs) was $586.

Travel to work, top responses Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 214 77.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 86 31.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 25 9.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 84 30.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.4% provided care for children and 9.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 66 23.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 61 22.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 44 15.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 44 15.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), 22.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 37 38.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 50 52.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 9.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), 52.1% were couple families with children, 38.5% were couple families without children and 9.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Dixons Creek (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 Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,833 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $1,833.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 24 27.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 7.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 16 18.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 13 14.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 3.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 18.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 3 3.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 7.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.0% had both partners employed full-time, 7.9% had both employed part-time and 18.0% 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 Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 116 73.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 41 26.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), 73.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 116 100.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dixons Creek (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 Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 6.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 10.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 48 41.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 45 38.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 3.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.0% had 1 bedroom, 10.3% had 2 bedrooms and 41.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 58 49.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 40 33.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 17 14.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 2.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), 49.2% were owned outright, 33.9% were owned with a mortgage and 14.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 94 81.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 18 15.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 3.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.0% were family households, 15.5% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), 19.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.2% 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 Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 113 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 9.1 -- 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 Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 10.1 -- 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 Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
None 4 3.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 14 12.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 43 37.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 51 44.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), 12.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 44.0% 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 Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dixons Creek (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dixons Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

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

Mortgage and rent Dixons Creek % Victoria % 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 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Dixons Creek (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

Back to Top