2011 Census QuickStats

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Jamestown

Code UCL415014 (UCL)
People 1,406
Male 685
Female 721
Median age 48
Families 383
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 718
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $864
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,406 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 685 48.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 721 51.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 1.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,406 people in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 77 5.5 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 73 5.2 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 89 6.3 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 66 4.7 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 67 4.8 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 90 6.4 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 66 4.7 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 68 4.8 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 71 5.1 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 90 6.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 107 7.6 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 91 6.5 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 78 5.6 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 87 6.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 87 6.2 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 60 4.3 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 69 4.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 69 4.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 609 52.0 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 43 3.7 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 97 8.3 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 145 12.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 278 23.7 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 52.0% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 543 53.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 88 8.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 391 38.3 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 16 5.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 62 19.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 62 19.2 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 1.9 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 57 17.6 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 5 1.5 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 8.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 3.1 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 4 1.2 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 75 23.2 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 323 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities) 22.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.4% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 10.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,253 89.1 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 116 8.6 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 37 2.7 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 55 4.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,139 84.6 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 394 59.6 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 212 32.1 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 43 6.5 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 1.8 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 661 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 661 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 32.1% were employed part-time and 1.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 69 10.6 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 68 10.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 74 11.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 77 11.8 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 320 49.2 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 508 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,174 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 864 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities) was $508.

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

Unpaid work Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 842 71.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 288 24.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 120 10.2 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 429 36.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.6% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 36.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 225 19.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 281 24.0 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 167 14.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 168 14.3 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 205 53.4 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 127 33.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 48 12.5 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.1% were couple families with children, 53.4% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,632 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,694 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,694 and those without children was $1,632.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 64 19.5 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 2.4 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 91 27.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 22 6.7 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 4.0 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 86 26.1 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 20 6.1 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 7.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 19.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 27.7% 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 Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 599 86.1 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 97 13.9 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 564 94.5 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 24 4.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 1.5 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), 94.5% were separate houses, 4.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.5 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 2.7 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 93 15.6 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 333 55.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 140 23.5 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 2.0 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.7% had 1 bedroom, 15.6% had 2 bedrooms and 55.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 242 40.5 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 211 35.3 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 121 20.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 1.2 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 2.7 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.5% were owned outright, 35.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 379 63.5 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 197 33.0 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 3.5 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.5% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.3 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.7 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.7% 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 Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
None 30 5.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 215 36.0 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 217 36.3 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 115 19.3 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 20 3.4 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.3% 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 Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 42.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 12 57.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 42.9%) were male and 12 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Jamestown % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 633 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $633.

Mortgage and rent Jamestown % 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 813 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Jamestown (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $813.

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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