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American River (L)

Code UCL422004 (UCL)
People 216
Male 107
Female 109
Median age 58
Families 57
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 220
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $661
Median monthly mortgage repayments $400
Median weekly rent $150
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 American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Total 216 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 107 49.5 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 109 50.5 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.4 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 216 people in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8 3.7 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 9 4.2 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 16 7.4 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 4 1.9 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 5 2.3 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7 3.2 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10 4.6 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 5 2.3 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 9 4.2 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 16 7.4 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 21 9.7 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 20 9.3 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 42 19.4 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 21 9.7 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 12 5.6 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 1.4 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 3.7 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 58 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.6% of the population.

Registered marital status American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 88 47.8 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 12 6.5 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 29 15.8 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 12 6.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 43 23.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.8% were married and 22.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 64 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 60 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 34 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 64 years and the median age of people never married was 34 years.

Social marital status American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 78 53.4 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 17 11.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 51 34.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 66 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 61 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 66 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10 23.8 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 11 26.2 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 0 0.0 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 7 16.7 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 14.3 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8 19.0 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 42 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 18.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.5% were in primary school, 27.5% in secondary school and 22.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 159 73.3 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 47 23.9 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 4 2.0 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 4.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 138 70.1 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 70.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 41 43.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 36 37.9 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 8 8.4 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 10.5 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 95 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 95 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 43.2% were employed full time, 37.9% were employed part-time and 10.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 14 17.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5 6.4 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 12 15.4 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 5 6.4 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 34 43.6 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 17.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 52 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and for people who were employed part-time was 51 years.

Occupation American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 381 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 866 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 661 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $381.

Travel to work, top responses American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 135 72.6 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 37 20.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 31 16.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 53 29.0 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.1% provided care for children and 16.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 34 18.3 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 42 22.6 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 33 17.7 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 27 14.5 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 37 66.1 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 13 23.2 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 10.7 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.2% were couple families with children, 66.1% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 62.5 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 37.5 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 62.5% of single parents were male and 37.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 900 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
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In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $900.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 3 6.1 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 6.1 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 6 12.2 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3 6.1 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 8.2 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 20 40.8 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 20.4 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 6.1% had both partners employed full-time, 6.1% had both employed part-time and 12.2% 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 American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 90 41.5 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 127 58.5 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 58.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 84 93.3 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 6.7 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 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.3% were separate houses, 6.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 5.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 20 22.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 44 49.4 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 16 18.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 4.5 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 2.1 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.6% had 1 bedroom, 22.5% had 2 bedrooms and 49.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 42 46.7 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 19 21.1 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 25 27.8 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 4.4 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.7% were owned outright, 21.1% were owned with a mortgage and 27.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 58 63.7 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 30 33.0 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 3.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 63.7% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 51.9 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
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In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 51.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 400 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
None 5 5.4 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 37 40.2 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 37 40.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 10 10.9 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.3 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.9% 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 American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics American River (L) % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In American River (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent American River (L) % 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 American River (L) (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 $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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