2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Eureka (Vic.)

Code SSC20475 (SSC)
People 629
Male 311
Female 318
Median age 34
Families 159
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 308
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $845
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $228
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 629 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 311 49.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 318 50.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 1.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 629 people in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 44 7.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 34 5.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 29 4.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 43 6.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 67 10.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 35 5.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 57 9.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 47 7.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 39 6.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 45 7.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 28 4.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 30 4.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 38 6.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 32 5.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 13 2.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 14 2.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 3.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 1.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 180 34.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 68 13.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 31 6.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 227 43.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 34.6% were married and 16.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 161 34.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 61 12.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 252 53.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 34.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 11 5.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 25 13.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 12 6.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 20 10.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 5.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 4.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 38 19.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 12 6.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 52 27.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 192 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.7% were in primary school, 17.1% in secondary school and 24.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 523 83.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 82 14.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 33 5.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 28 4.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 442 75.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 75.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 152 53.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 90 31.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 16 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 27 9.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 285 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 285 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 53.3% were employed full time, 31.6% were employed part-time and 9.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 28 10.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 33 12.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 28 10.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 51 19.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 105 39.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 463 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,152 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 845 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $463.

Travel to work, top responses Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 343 66.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 139 26.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 51 9.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 65 12.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 104 20.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 123 23.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 70 13.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 51 9.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 62 39.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 54 34.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 39 24.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 34.2% were couple families with children, 39.2% were couple families without children and 24.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,849 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,833 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,833 and those without children was $1,849.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 21 17.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 28 23.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 12.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 4.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 29 24.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 5 4.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 10.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 23.9% 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 Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 273 95.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14 4.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 95.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 243 88.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 4.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 20 7.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 88.7% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 7.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 5.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 60 21.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 150 54.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 36 13.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 4.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.8% had 1 bedroom, 21.7% had 2 bedrooms and 54.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 87 31.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 74 26.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 103 37.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 4.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 31.6% were owned outright, 26.9% were owned with a mortgage and 37.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 156 57.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 95 34.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 22 8.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 57.1% were family households, 34.8% were single person households and 8.1% were group households.

Household income Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 34.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 228 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.5 -- 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 Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 37 13.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 115 42.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 84 30.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 28 10.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 42.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.2% 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 Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 66.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 33.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 66.7%) were male and 3 (or 33.3%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 733 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $733.

Mortgage and rent Eureka (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 125 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Eureka (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $125 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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