South Grafton

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC13582
People 6,068
Male 48.7%
Female 51.3%
Median age 43
Families 1,570
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 2,779
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $801
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $231
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 2,952 48.7 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,115 51.3 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 763 12.6 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 6,068 people in South Grafton. Of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 12.6% of the population.

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Age South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 399 6.6 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 410 6.8 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 389 6.4 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 401 6.6 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 303 5.0 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 331 5.5 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 290 4.8 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 314 5.2 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 341 5.6 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 352 5.8 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 392 6.5 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 413 6.8 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 389 6.4 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 396 6.5 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 333 5.5 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 239 3.9 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 190 3.1 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 184 3.0 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in South Grafton was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 1,926 39.5 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 242 5.0 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 552 11.3 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 406 8.3 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 1,748 35.9 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in South Grafton aged 15 years and over, 39.5% were married and 16.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,671 39.5 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 427 10.1 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,130 50.4 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In South Grafton, of people aged 15 years and over, 39.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 112 6.4 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 423 24.0 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 71 4.0 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 26 1.5 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 286 16.2 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 39 2.2 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 28 1.6 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 174 9.9 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 70 4.0 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 33 1.9 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 499 28.3 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In South Grafton 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.7% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 13.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 305 6.3 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 267 5.5 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 161 3.3 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 764 15.7 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 482 9.9 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 207 4.3 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,019 21.0 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 15 0.3 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 789 16.2 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 16 0.3 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 684 14.1 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in South Grafton, 9.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 5.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australian 3,005 36.6 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
English 2,597 31.6 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 666 8.1 741,671 7.5 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 623 7.6 587,052 5.9 2,023,470 6.4
German 239 2.9 236,146 2.4 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in South Grafton were Australian 36.6%, English 31.6%, Irish 8.1%, Scottish 7.6% and German 2.9%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in South Grafton (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,246 86.7 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 85 1.4 226,564 3.0 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 43 0.7 117,136 1.6 518,466 2.2
Scotland 27 0.4 28,579 0.4 119,417 0.5
Philippines 23 0.4 86,749 1.2 232,386 1.0
Netherlands 16 0.3 16,900 0.2 70,172 0.3

In South Grafton, 86.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 1.4%, New Zealand 0.7%, Scotland 0.4%, Philippines 0.4% and Netherlands 0.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 387 6.4 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 232 3.8 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 178 2.9 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 4,812 79.4 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In South Grafton, 79.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,024 83.1 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 184 3.0 359,370 4.8 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 49 0.8 143,450 1.9 617,331 2.6
Scotland 47 0.8 72,321 1.0 276,038 1.2
Netherlands 31 0.5 40,444 0.5 175,354 0.7

In South Grafton, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 83.1%, England 3.0%, New Zealand 0.8%, Scotland 0.8% and Netherlands 0.5%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,097 84.3 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 173 2.9 322,472 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 59 1.0 139,899 1.9 608,329 2.6
Scotland 45 0.7 63,302 0.8 245,915 1.1
Netherlands 32 0.5 34,775 0.5 152,088 0.6

In South Grafton, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 84.3%, England 2.9%, New Zealand 1.0%, Scotland 0.7% and Netherlands 0.5%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,648 27.2 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 1,628 26.9 1,161,810 15.5 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 1,150 19.0 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 583 9.6 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Presbyterian and Reformed 378 6.2 188,330 2.5 526,689 2.3

The most common responses for religion in South Grafton were No Religion, so described 27.2%, Anglican 26.9%, Catholic 19.0%, Not stated 9.6% and Presbyterian and Reformed 6.2%. In South Grafton, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (68.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Cantonese 18 0.3 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Mandarin 13 0.2 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
German 11 0.2 23,033 0.3 79,353 0.3
Tagalog 11 0.2 45,130 0.6 111,273 0.5
Filipino 9 0.1 24,214 0.3 71,220 0.3
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English only spoken at home 5,550 91.5 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 96 3.9 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In South Grafton 91.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Cantonese 0.3%, Mandarin 0.2%, German 0.2%, Tagalog 0.2% and Filipino 0.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 957 45.4 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 733 34.8 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 105 5.0 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 314 14.9 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 2,109 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Grafton. Of these 45.4% were employed full time, 34.8% were employed part-time and 14.9% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 282 15.7 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 192 10.7 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 261 14.6 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 371 20.7 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 584 32.6 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in South Grafton, 15.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 32.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Community and Personal Service Workers 300 16.6 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 283 15.7 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 241 13.4 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 237 13.1 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 220 12.2 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 207 11.5 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Machinery Operators and Drivers 146 8.1 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3
Managers 127 7.0 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in South Grafton included Community and Personal Service Workers 16.6%, Labourers 15.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.4%, Sales Workers 13.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.2%, Professionals 11.5%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.1% and Managers 7.0%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Aged Care Residential Services 91 5.4 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 75 4.4 74,487 2.2 254,275 2.4
Takeaway Food Services 71 4.2 56,957 1.7 189,447 1.8
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 53 3.1 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Other Social Assistance Services 53 3.1 54,259 1.6 158,230 1.5

Of the employed people in South Grafton, the most common responses for industry of employment included Aged Care Residential Services 5.4%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 4.4%, Takeaway Food Services 4.2%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.1% and Other Social Assistance Services 3.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 451 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 980 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 801 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Grafton was $451.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,228 68.5 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 114 6.4 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Walked only 85 4.7 130,957 3.9 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 60 3.3 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
Truck 28 1.6 32,908 1.0 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 14 0.8 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,356 75.1 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In South Grafton, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 68.5%, Car, as passenger 6.4%, Walked only 4.7%, Worked at home 3.3% and Truck 1.6%. On the day, 0.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 75.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,110 63.8 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,289 26.5 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 746 15.3 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 866 17.8 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In South Grafton, of people aged 15 years and over, 63.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 15.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 833 17.1 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,078 22.1 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 588 12.1 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 614 12.6 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Grafton, 22.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 590 37.7 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 477 30.5 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 473 30.2 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 25 1.6 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in South Grafton, 30.5% were couple families with children, 37.7% were couple families without children and 30.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In South Grafton, 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 126 11.8 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 45 4.2 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 175 16.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 129 12.0 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 91 8.5 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 398 37.2 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 47 4.4 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 60 5.6 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In South Grafton, of couple families with children, 11.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 16.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,320 88.3 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 308 11.7 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In South Grafton, 88.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 2,114 91.1 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 80 3.4 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 71 3.1 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 41 1.8 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in South Grafton, 91.1% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.3 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 91 3.9 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 417 18.0 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,166 50.3 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 558 24.1 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 81 3.5 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In South Grafton, of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 18.0% had 2 bedrooms and 50.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 800 34.6 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 605 26.2 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 815 35.2 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 11 0.5 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 82 3.5 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in South Grafton, 34.6% were owned outright, 26.2% were owned with a mortgage and 35.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 1,541 66.3 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 704 30.3 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 78 3.4 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In South Grafton, of all households, 66.3% were family households, 30.3% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

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Household income South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 35.3 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In South Grafton, 35.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 3.3% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 231 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.4 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 16.6 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.5 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 241 10.4 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 963 41.6 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 717 31.0 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 284 12.3 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 109 4.7 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In South Grafton, 41.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 648 28.0 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,593 68.7 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 77 3.3 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In South Grafton, 68.7% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 374 49.0 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 390 51.0 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 23 --

In South Grafton, 49.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.0% were female. The median age was 19 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 865 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In South Grafton, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $865.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
South Grafton % South Grafton New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 231 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,213 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In South Grafton, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $231 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,213.

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Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.