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Tom Price

Code UCL515028 (UCL)
People 3,134
Male 1,700
Female 1,434
Median age 30
Families 753
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,264
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,836
Median monthly mortgage repayments $300
Median weekly rent $35
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 3,134 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,700 54.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,434 45.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 297 9.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,134 people in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 54.2% were male and 45.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.5% of the population.

Age Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 366 11.7 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 293 9.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 274 8.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 145 4.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 161 5.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 318 10.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 319 10.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 373 11.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 287 9.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 202 6.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 183 5.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 126 4.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 68 2.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 14 0.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3 0.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 0.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 0.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,175 53.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 68 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 128 5.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 18 0.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 816 37.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 53.3% were married and 8.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 40 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 954 53.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 385 21.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 459 25.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 21.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 39 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 95 10.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 409 44.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.6 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 144 15.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 65 7.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 43 4.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 11 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 157 16.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 930 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 44.6% were in primary school, 15.5% in secondary school and 11.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,467 78.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 632 21.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 186 6.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 206 6.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,947 65.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,329 73.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 278 15.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 169 9.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 34 1.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,810 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,810 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 73.4% were employed full time, 15.4% were employed part-time and 1.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 106 6.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 76 4.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 96 5.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 107 6.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,218 68.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 6.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 68.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,498 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,931 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,836 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) was $1,498.

Travel to work, top responses Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,660 75.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 979 44.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 117 5.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 568 25.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 44.4% provided care for children and 5.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 507 23.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 660 29.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 227 10.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 269 12.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 239 31.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 456 60.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 57 7.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 60.6% were couple families with children, 31.8% were couple families without children and 7.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 42.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 57.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities) 42.4% of single parents were male and 57.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,304 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,212 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,212 and those without children was $3,304.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 219 31.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 1.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 166 23.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 157 22.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 1.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3 0.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 70 10.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 59 8.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 31.5% had both partners employed full-time, 1.6% 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 Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 934 80.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 223 19.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 80.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 845 90.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 77 8.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8 0.9 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.6% were separate houses, 8.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 1.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 47 5.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 714 76.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 148 15.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 0.6 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 5.0% had 2 bedrooms and 76.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 56 6.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 26 2.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 829 88.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 1.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 1.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 6.0% were owned outright, 2.8% were owned with a mortgage and 88.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 739 79.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 165 17.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 29 3.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 79.2% were family households, 17.7% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 2.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 39.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 2.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 39.6% 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 Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 35 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 8.9 -- 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 Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 300 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 99.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.3 -- 10.2 -- 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 Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
None 24 2.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 295 31.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 404 43.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 182 19.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 27 2.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.5% 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 Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 297 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 154 51.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 143 48.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 297 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 154 (or 51.9%) were male and 143 (or 48.1%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,631 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,631.

Mortgage and rent Tom Price % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 35 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 9,999 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Tom Price (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $35 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $9,999.

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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