Acacia Ridge

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC30007
People 7,429
Male 50.2%
Female 49.8%
Median age 34
Families 1,859
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.8
All private dwellings 2,897
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,148
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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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
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 3,726 50.2 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,703 49.8 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 329 4.4 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 7,429 people in Acacia Ridge. Of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population.

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Age Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 574 7.7 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 477 6.4 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 429 5.8 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 476 6.4 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 602 8.1 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 634 8.5 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 624 8.4 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 476 6.4 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 456 6.1 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 472 6.4 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 430 5.8 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 393 5.3 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 330 4.4 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 316 4.3 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 265 3.6 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 209 2.8 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 134 1.8 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 135 1.8 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Acacia Ridge was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 2,294 38.6 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 267 4.5 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 624 10.5 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 368 6.2 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,390 40.2 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Acacia Ridge aged 15 years and over, 38.6% were married and 15.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,950 37.0 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 579 11.0 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,737 52.0 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Acacia Ridge, of people aged 15 years and over, 37.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 90 3.7 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 391 15.9 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 101 4.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 52 2.1 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 349 14.2 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 44 1.8 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 31 1.3 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 227 9.3 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 342 13.9 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 101 4.1 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 724 29.5 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Acacia Ridge 33.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.3% were in primary school, 17.3% in secondary school and 23.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 826 13.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 408 6.9 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 154 2.6 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 843 14.2 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,060 17.8 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 248 4.2 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 737 12.4 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 10 0.2 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 4 0.1 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 635 10.7 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 132 2.2 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 744 12.5 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Acacia Ridge, 17.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.9% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 2,000 20.5 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,890 19.4 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 593 6.1 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 507 5.2 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
Chinese 326 3.3 136,389 2.1 1,213,903 3.9

The most common ancestries in Acacia Ridge were English 20.5%, Australian 19.4%, Irish 6.1%, Scottish 5.2% and Chinese 3.3%.

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 Acacia Ridge (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 4,114 55.6 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 291 3.9 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
India 233 3.1 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9
Philippines 171 2.3 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0
Vietnam 147 2.0 19,544 0.4 219,355 0.9
England 146 2.0 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9

In Acacia Ridge, 55.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 3.9%, India 3.1%, Philippines 2.3%, Vietnam 2.0% and England 2.0%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,349 45.1 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 436 5.9 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 327 4.4 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,648 35.7 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Acacia Ridge, 35.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 2,994 40.5 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
New Zealand 331 4.5 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
India 306 4.1 67,903 1.4 616,939 2.6
England 282 3.8 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
Somalia 226 3.1 2,742 0.1 16,602 0.1

In Acacia Ridge, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 40.5%, New Zealand 4.5%, India 4.1%, England 3.8% and Somalia 3.1%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 3,122 42.2 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 328 4.4 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
India 305 4.1 65,921 1.4 605,777 2.6
England 244 3.3 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
Philippines 225 3.0 57,947 1.2 325,049 1.4

In Acacia Ridge, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 42.2%, New Zealand 4.4%, India 4.1%, England 3.3% and Philippines 3.0%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,761 23.6 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,471 19.7 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 844 11.3 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Islam 676 9.1 44,885 1.0 604,240 2.6
Anglican 671 9.0 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3

The most common responses for religion in Acacia Ridge were No Religion, so described 23.6%, Catholic 19.7%, Not stated 11.3%, Islam 9.1% and Anglican 9.0%. In Acacia Ridge, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (55.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Somali 208 2.8 2,441 0.1 14,176 0.1
Vietnamese 196 2.6 25,914 0.6 277,400 1.2
Arabic 178 2.4 13,644 0.3 321,728 1.4
Spanish 135 1.8 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
Mandarin 130 1.8 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
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English only spoken at home 4,427 59.6 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 856 31.7 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Acacia Ridge 59.6% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Somali 2.8%, Vietnamese 2.6%, Arabic 2.4%, Spanish 1.8% and Mandarin 1.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,732 52.8 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 904 27.5 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 172 5.2 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 475 14.5 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 3,283 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Acacia Ridge. Of these 52.8% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 14.5% 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
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 292 10.4 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 267 9.5 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 342 12.2 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 723 25.7 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,007 35.9 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Acacia Ridge, 10.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 433 15.5 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 428 15.3 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 401 14.3 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 373 13.3 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Machinery Operators and Drivers 345 12.3 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3
Community and Personal Service Workers 331 11.8 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 241 8.6 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 181 6.5 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Acacia Ridge included Technicians and Trades Workers 15.5%, Labourers 15.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.3%, Professionals 13.3%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 12.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.8%, Sales Workers 8.6% and Managers 6.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 106 3.9 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Aged Care Residential Services 89 3.3 40,967 1.9 211,621 2.0
Takeaway Food Services 75 2.8 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 70 2.6 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Road Freight Transport 69 2.5 28,785 1.3 129,528 1.2

Of the employed people in Acacia Ridge, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.9%, Aged Care Residential Services 3.3%, Takeaway Food Services 2.8%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.6% and Road Freight Transport 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 498 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,230 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,148 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Acacia Ridge was $498.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,768 63.2 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 213 7.6 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Bus 136 4.9 63,829 3.0 323,201 3.0
Train 65 2.3 42,306 2.0 488,012 4.6
Walked only 65 2.3 70,471 3.3 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 288 10.3 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,087 74.3 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Acacia Ridge, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 63.2%, Car, as passenger 7.6%, Bus 4.9%, Train 2.3% and Walked only 2.3%. On the day, 10.3% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 74.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,550 59.7 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,483 24.9 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 624 10.5 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 788 13.3 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Acacia Ridge, of people aged 15 years and over, 59.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.9% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.3% 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
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,252 21.1 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,294 21.8 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 555 9.3 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 446 7.5 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Acacia Ridge, 21.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 568 30.4 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 722 38.7 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 520 27.9 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 56 3.0 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Acacia Ridge, 38.7% were couple families with children, 30.4% were couple families without children and 27.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.7 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.3 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Acacia Ridge, 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% 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
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 234 18.3 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 50 3.9 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 203 15.9 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 214 16.7 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 93 7.3 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 346 27.1 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 72 5.6 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 67 5.2 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Acacia Ridge, of couple families with children, 18.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 15.9% 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 Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 2,510 92.8 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 196 7.2 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Acacia Ridge, 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 2,146 85.5 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 297 11.8 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 59 2.4 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Acacia Ridge, 85.5% were separate houses, 11.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.4% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.2 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 36 1.4 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 243 9.7 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,755 69.7 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 403 16.0 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 74 2.9 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Acacia Ridge, of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 9.7% had 2 bedrooms and 69.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 521 20.7 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 728 28.9 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,170 46.5 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 11 0.4 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 87 3.5 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Acacia Ridge, 20.7% were owned outright, 28.9% were owned with a mortgage and 46.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 1,784 70.8 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 593 23.5 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 142 5.6 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Acacia Ridge, of all households, 70.8% were family households, 23.5% were single person households and 5.6% were group households.

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Household income Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.1 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Acacia Ridge, 23.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.4% 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 Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 320 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.6 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 17.4 -- 12.8 -- 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 Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.4 -- 6.4 -- 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 Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 206 8.2 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,001 39.7 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 839 33.3 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 367 14.6 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 108 4.3 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Acacia Ridge, 39.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 435 17.3 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,997 79.3 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 85 3.4 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Acacia Ridge, 79.3% 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.
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 161 48.9 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 168 51.1 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Acacia Ridge, 48.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.1% were female. The median age was 23 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 962 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Acacia Ridge, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $962.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Acacia Ridge % Acacia Ridge Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 278 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Acacia Ridge, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $278 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

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.