2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Loxton

Code SSC40383 (SSC)
People 4,365
Male 2,116
Female 2,249
Median age 43
Families 1,211
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,042
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $842
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,127
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Total 4,365 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,116 48.5 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,249 51.5 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 104 2.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,365 people in Loxton (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 235 5.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 247 5.7 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 272 6.2 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 296 6.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 220 5.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 234 5.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 210 4.8 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 253 5.8 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 268 6.1 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 289 6.6 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 307 7.0 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 283 6.5 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 304 7.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 259 5.9 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 219 5.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 154 3.5 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 130 3.0 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 186 4.3 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Loxton (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,897 52.6 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 100 2.8 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 254 7.0 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 336 9.3 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,017 28.2 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Loxton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.6% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Loxton (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,723 53.7 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 263 8.2 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,221 38.1 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Loxton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Loxton (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 53 4.9 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 241 22.1 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 53 4.9 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 88 8.1 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 266 24.4 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 0.7 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 95 8.7 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 44 4.0 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.5 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 225 20.7 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,089 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Loxton (State Suburbs) 25.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.2% were in primary school, 25.1% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Loxton % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,910 89.5 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 414 9.9 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 207 5.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 126 3.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,416 82.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Loxton (State Suburbs), 82.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Loxton % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Loxton % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,158 55.5 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 679 32.5 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 134 6.4 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 117 5.6 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,088 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,088 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Loxton (State Suburbs). Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 32.5% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 201 10.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 193 9.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 285 14.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 294 14.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 861 43.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Loxton (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

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

Occupation Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 476 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,111 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 842 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Loxton (State Suburbs) was $476.

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

Unpaid work Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,572 71.3 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 969 26.9 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 468 13.0 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,060 29.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Loxton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 660 18.3 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 973 27.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 517 14.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 420 11.6 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Loxton (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 594 49.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 420 34.7 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 182 15.0 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 1.2 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Loxton (State Suburbs), 34.7% were couple families with children, 49.1% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Loxton (State Suburbs) 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,524 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,819 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Loxton (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,819 and those without children was $1,524.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 182 18.0 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 39 3.8 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 260 25.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 112 11.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 57 5.6 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 231 22.8 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 72 7.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 60 5.9 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Loxton (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 25.7% 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 Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,780 90.1 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 195 9.9 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Loxton (State Suburbs), 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,515 85.1 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 177 9.9 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 72 4.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 0.9 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Loxton (State Suburbs), 85.1% were separate houses, 9.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 53 3.0 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 349 19.6 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,003 56.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 331 18.6 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 2.4 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Loxton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 19.6% had 2 bedrooms and 56.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 666 37.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 559 31.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 469 26.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 32 1.8 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 52 2.9 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Loxton (State Suburbs), 37.5% were owned outright, 31.4% were owned with a mortgage and 26.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,198 67.3 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 557 31.3 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 24 1.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Loxton (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.3% were family households, 31.3% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.5 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Loxton (State Suburbs), 35.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 9.3 -- 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 Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,127 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 8.8 -- 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 Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
None 133 7.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 629 35.3 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 654 36.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 316 17.7 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 2.8 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Loxton (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.7% 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 Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 106 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 54 50.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 52 49.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Loxton (State Suburbs), there were 106 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 54 (or 50.9%) were male and 52 (or 49.1%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 654 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Loxton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $654.

Mortgage and rent Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 145 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 997 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Loxton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $997.

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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