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Somerton Park

Code SSC40677 (SSC)
People 5,388
Male 2,553
Female 2,835
Median age 46
Families 1,357
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,604
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,105
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Total 5,388 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,553 47.4 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,835 52.6 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,388 people in Somerton Park (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 209 3.9 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 224 4.2 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 286 5.3 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 416 7.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 306 5.7 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 266 4.9 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 222 4.1 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 274 5.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 357 6.6 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 393 7.3 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 401 7.4 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 343 6.4 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 378 7.0 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 271 5.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 217 4.0 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 205 3.8 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 263 4.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 355 6.6 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Somerton Park (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,194 46.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 123 2.6 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 452 9.7 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 506 10.8 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,400 29.9 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Somerton Park (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.9% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Somerton Park (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,945 47.2 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 313 7.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,863 45.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Somerton Park (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 52 3.4 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 148 9.8 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 93 6.2 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 108 7.2 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 132 8.7 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 179 11.9 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 68 4.5 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 79 5.2 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 311 20.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 45 3.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 295 19.5 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,510 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.1% were in primary school, 25.0% in secondary school and 25.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,103 76.2 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,291 25.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 363 7.2 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 252 5.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,132 62.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), 62.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,434 54.6 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 926 35.3 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 165 6.3 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 101 3.8 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,626 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,626 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Somerton Park (State Suburbs). Of these 54.6% were employed full time, 35.3% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 356 14.1 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 274 10.8 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 295 11.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 391 15.5 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,045 41.4 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Somerton Park (State Suburbs), 14.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Somerton Park (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 608 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,776 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,105 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Somerton Park (State Suburbs) was $608.

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

Unpaid work Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,315 70.9 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,156 24.7 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 540 11.6 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,003 21.5 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.7% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,139 24.4 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,226 26.2 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 529 11.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 421 9.0 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Somerton Park (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 595 43.8 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 569 41.9 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 179 13.2 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 1.1 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Somerton Park (State Suburbs), 41.9% were couple families with children, 43.8% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.2 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.8 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs) 22.2% of single parents were male and 77.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,282 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,809 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,809 and those without children was $2,282.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 218 18.7 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 62 5.3 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 278 23.9 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 139 12.0 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 62 5.3 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 272 23.4 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 55 4.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 77 6.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% 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 Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,285 90.4 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 242 9.6 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), 90.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,340 58.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 306 13.4 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 635 27.8 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Somerton Park (State Suburbs), 58.7% were separate houses, 13.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.3 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 256 11.2 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 633 27.7 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 930 40.7 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 407 17.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 53 2.3 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.2% had 1 bedroom, 27.7% had 2 bedrooms and 40.7% 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 Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 874 38.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 612 26.8 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 615 26.9 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 92 4.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 92 4.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Somerton Park (State Suburbs), 38.2% were owned outright, 26.8% were owned with a mortgage and 26.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,342 58.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 865 37.9 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 78 3.4 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.7% were family households, 37.9% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.5 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), 28.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.5% 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 Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.5 -- 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 Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
None 286 12.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 862 37.7 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 765 33.5 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 293 12.8 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 78 3.4 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.5% 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 Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 45.8 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 13 54.2 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 46 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Somerton Park (State Suburbs), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 45.8%) were male and 13 (or 54.2%) were female. The median age was 46 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 100 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Somerton Park (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.6, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $100.

Mortgage and rent Somerton Park % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Somerton Park (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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