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Loxton

Code UCL415021 (UCL)
People 3,795
Male 1,810
Female 1,985
Median age 44
Families 1,046
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,826
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $804
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,109
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 3,795 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,810 47.7 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,985 52.3 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 101 2.7 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,795 people in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 202 5.3 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 209 5.5 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 233 6.1 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 240 6.3 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 191 5.0 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 209 5.5 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 174 4.6 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 220 5.8 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 235 6.2 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 240 6.3 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 257 6.8 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 222 5.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 269 7.1 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 236 6.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 206 5.4 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 150 4.0 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 127 3.3 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 174 4.6 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,606 50.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 94 3.0 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 234 7.4 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 324 10.3 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 895 28.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 50.9% were married and 10.4% 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 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 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 1,451 52.1 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 242 8.7 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,092 39.2 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 38 4.1 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 204 22.2 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 43 4.7 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 76 8.3 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 218 23.7 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 3 0.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 79 8.6 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 33 3.6 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 12 1.3 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 212 23.1 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 918 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) 24.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.1% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 12.2% 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 3,390 89.3 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 350 9.7 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 185 5.1 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 109 3.0 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,978 82.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.7% 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 970 55.3 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 573 32.6 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 101 5.8 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 111 6.3 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,755 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,755 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 55.3% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 167 10.2 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 173 10.5 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 241 14.7 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 246 15.0 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 720 43.8 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.8% 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 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 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 467 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,089 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 804 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) was $467.

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) 2,213 70.1 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 823 26.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 400 12.7 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 902 28.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.1% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.6% 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 562 17.8 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 833 26.4 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 461 14.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 357 11.3 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% 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 529 50.6 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 341 32.6 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 166 15.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 0.9 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.6% were couple families with children, 50.6% were couple families without children and 15.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.8 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities) 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,575 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,870 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,870 and those without children was $1,575.

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 151 17.5 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 3.7 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 219 25.3 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 99 11.5 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 51 5.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 210 24.3 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 48 5.6 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 54 6.2 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 17.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 25.3% 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 1,585 90.2 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 172 9.8 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,327 83.7 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 177 11.2 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 72 4.5 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.6 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.7% were separate houses, 11.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% 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 49 3.1 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 331 20.9 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 909 57.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 258 16.3 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 36 2.3 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 (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 20.9% had 2 bedrooms and 57.3% 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 590 37.2 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 472 29.8 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 443 27.9 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 31 2.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 49 3.1 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.2% were owned outright, 29.8% were owned with a mortgage and 27.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,032 65.1 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 525 33.1 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 29 1.8 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 33.1% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.9 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Loxton % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 1,109 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 134 8.5 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 601 37.9 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 566 35.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 239 15.1 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 45 2.8 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.1% 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 102 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 54 52.9 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 48 47.1 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 102 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 54 (or 52.9%) were male and 48 (or 47.1%) were female. The median age was 25 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 622 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 $622.

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 2,167 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Loxton (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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