2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | Significant Urban Areas

Orange

Code 1025 (SUA)
People 36,468
Male 17,738
Female 18,730
Median age 35
Families 9,260
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 15,352
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,151
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,640
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 36,468 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 17,738 48.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 18,730 51.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,983 5.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 36,468 people in Orange (Significant Urban Areas) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.4% of the population.

Age Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,972 8.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,491 6.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,629 7.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,622 7.2 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,379 6.5 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,441 6.7 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,283 6.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,412 6.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,328 6.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,313 6.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,286 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,071 5.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,965 5.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,501 4.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,182 3.2 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,056 2.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 776 2.1 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 761 2.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Orange (Significant Urban Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,064 46.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 950 3.3 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,507 8.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,864 6.6 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,988 35.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Orange (Significant Urban Areas) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Orange (Significant Urban Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 11,755 47.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,559 10.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 10,542 42.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Orange (Significant Urban Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 745 6.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,067 18.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 625 5.5 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 392 3.5 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,360 12.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 625 5.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 647 5.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 998 8.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,038 9.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 171 1.5 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,626 23.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 11,294 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas) 31.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.3% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 18.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Orange % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 31,041 85.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,996 11.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,824 5.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,138 3.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 26,836 79.4 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), 79.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Orange % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Orange % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,793 62.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,632 26.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 994 5.8 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 773 4.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 17,192 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 17,192 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Orange (Significant Urban Areas). Of these 62.8% were employed full time, 26.9% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,614 9.8 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,381 8.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,639 10.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,915 17.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,878 48.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Orange (Significant Urban Areas), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Orange (Significant Urban Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 581 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,466 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,151 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Orange (Significant Urban Areas) was $581.

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

Unpaid work Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,853 70.0 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,651 30.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,097 10.9 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,277 18.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.5% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,927 20.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,425 26.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,576 12.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,925 10.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Orange (Significant Urban Areas), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,390 36.6 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,982 43.0 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,747 18.9 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 140 1.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Orange (Significant Urban Areas), 43.0% were couple families with children, 36.6% were couple families without children and 18.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas) 15.6% of single parents were male and 84.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,090 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,218 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,218 and those without children was $2,090.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,740 23.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 206 2.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,693 23.0 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,079 14.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 324 4.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,331 18.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 469 6.4 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 529 7.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), of couple families, 23.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 23.0% 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 Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,325 91.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,270 8.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,441 85.9 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 977 7.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 804 6.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 97 0.7 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Orange (Significant Urban Areas), 85.9% were separate houses, 7.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 38 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 503 3.8 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,023 15.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 6,201 46.5 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,256 31.9 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 304 2.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 15.2% had 2 bedrooms and 46.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,151 31.2 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,292 32.2 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,414 33.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 76 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 389 2.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Orange (Significant Urban Areas), 31.2% were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 33.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 9,099 68.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,781 28.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 445 3.3 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), of all households, 68.3% were family households, 28.4% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), 26.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.2% 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 Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 11.6 -- 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 Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,640 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 10.5 -- 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 Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,175 8.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,905 36.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,753 35.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,968 14.8 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 523 3.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), 36.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.8% 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 Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,984 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 970 48.9 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 1,014 51.1 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Orange (Significant Urban Areas), there were 1,984 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 970 (or 48.9%) were male and 1,014 (or 51.1%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 884 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), 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 $884.

Mortgage and rent Orange % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 195 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Orange (Significant Urban Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $195 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,387.

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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