Samford Valley

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC32529
People 3,068
Male 50.4%
Female 49.6%
Median age 43
Families 899
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all households (a) 1.1
All private dwellings 991
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $2,595
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $600
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6

(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
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 1,550 50.4 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,525 49.6 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.7 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,068 people in Samford Valley. Of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

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Age Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 139 4.5 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 252 8.2 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 254 8.2 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 254 8.2 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 143 4.6 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 91 2.9 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 88 2.9 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 144 4.7 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 256 8.3 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 270 8.8 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 310 10.0 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 258 8.4 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 238 7.7 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 171 5.5 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 121 3.9 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 52 1.7 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 28 0.9 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 16 0.5 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Samford Valley was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 1,630 67.2 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 41 1.7 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 102 4.2 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 57 2.4 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 595 24.5 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Samford Valley aged 15 years and over, 67.2% were married and 5.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,498 66.5 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 129 5.7 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 626 27.8 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Samford Valley, of people aged 15 years and over, 66.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 40 3.9 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 217 20.9 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 63 6.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 48 4.6 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 113 10.9 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 81 7.8 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 94 9.1 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 46 4.4 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 169 16.3 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 18 1.7 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 149 14.4 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Samford Valley 33.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.3% were in primary school, 27.7% in secondary school and 20.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 815 33.4 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 278 11.4 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 57 2.3 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 290 11.9 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 412 16.9 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 78 3.2 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 213 8.7 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 80 3.3 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 149 6.1 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Samford Valley, 16.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 1,344 31.0 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,232 28.4 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Scottish 425 9.8 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
Irish 400 9.2 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
German 198 4.6 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Samford Valley were English 31.0%, Australian 28.4%, Scottish 9.8%, Irish 9.2% and German 4.6%.

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 Samford Valley (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 2,323 75.5 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 241 7.8 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 62 2.0 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
South Africa 46 1.5 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7
Germany 23 0.7 20,387 0.4 102,595 0.4
Scotland 20 0.7 21,879 0.5 119,417 0.5

In Samford Valley, 75.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.8%, New Zealand 2.0%, South Africa 1.5%, Germany 0.7% and Scotland 0.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 697 22.7 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 256 8.3 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 166 5.4 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,814 59.0 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Samford Valley, 59.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 1,986 65.3 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 308 10.1 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 88 2.9 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
South Africa 55 1.8 46,102 1.0 190,816 0.8
Scotland 45 1.5 54,350 1.2 276,038 1.2

In Samford Valley, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 65.3%, England 10.1%, New Zealand 2.9%, South Africa 1.8% and Scotland 1.5%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 2,091 68.5 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 278 9.1 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
South Africa 69 2.3 46,654 1.0 193,412 0.8
New Zealand 65 2.1 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 35 1.1 29,473 0.6 155,231 0.7

In Samford Valley, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 68.5%, England 9.1%, South Africa 2.3%, New Zealand 2.1% and United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd 1.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 870 28.2 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 710 23.0 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 554 18.0 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 270 8.8 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 211 6.8 238,313 5.1 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Samford Valley were No Religion, so described 28.2%, Catholic 23.0%, Anglican 18.0%, Not stated 8.8% and Uniting Church 6.8%. In Samford Valley, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (66.8%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
German 34 1.1 16,488 0.4 79,353 0.3
Afrikaans 32 1.0 12,525 0.3 43,741 0.2
Spanish 14 0.5 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
Italian 13 0.4 20,009 0.4 271,597 1.2
Hungarian 12 0.4 3,478 0.1 19,895 0.1
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English only spoken at home 2,758 89.7 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 88 9.2 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Samford Valley 89.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 1.1%, Afrikaans 1.0%, Spanish 0.5%, Italian 0.4% and Hungarian 0.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 878 54.5 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 585 36.3 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 81 5.0 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 66 4.1 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,610 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Samford Valley. Of these 54.5% were employed full time, 36.3% were employed part-time and 4.1% 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
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 219 14.2 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 181 11.7 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 185 12.0 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 186 12.1 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 691 44.8 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Samford Valley, 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 473 30.6 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 281 18.2 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 249 16.1 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 149 9.6 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 141 9.1 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 131 8.5 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 68 4.4 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 35 2.3 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Samford Valley included Professionals 30.6%, Managers 18.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 9.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.1%, Sales Workers 8.5%, Labourers 4.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 2.3%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 62 4.2 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Computer System Design and Related Services 49 3.3 23,232 1.1 162,884 1.5
State Government Administration 42 2.9 36,185 1.7 158,980 1.5
Primary Education 40 2.7 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Engineering Design and Engineering Consulting Services 35 2.4 18,476 0.9 76,325 0.7

Of the employed people in Samford Valley, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.2%, Computer System Design and Related Services 3.3%, State Government Administration 2.9%, Primary Education 2.7% and Engineering Design and Engineering Consulting Services 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 854 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 2,577 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,595 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Samford Valley was $854.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 938 60.3 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 179 11.5 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Train, car as driver 66 4.2 11,835 0.6 86,003 0.8
Car, as passenger 57 3.7 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Train 39 2.5 42,306 2.0 488,012 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 142 9.1 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,089 70.1 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Samford Valley, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 60.3%, Worked at home 11.5%, Train, car as driver 4.2%, Car, as passenger 3.7% and Train 2.5%. On the day, 9.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 70.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,041 84.2 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 833 34.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 297 12.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 671 27.5 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Samford Valley, of people aged 15 years and over, 84.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.3% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.5% 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
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 561 23.2 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 709 29.3 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 480 19.8 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 291 12.0 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Samford Valley, 29.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 19.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 335 37.3 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 501 55.9 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 57 6.4 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 4 0.4 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Samford Valley, 55.9% were couple families with children, 37.3% were couple families without children and 6.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 22.0 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.0 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Samford Valley, 22.0% of single parents were male and 78.0% 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
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 166 19.6 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 37 4.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 212 25.1 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 109 12.9 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 52 6.2 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 153 18.1 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 53 6.3 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 63 7.5 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Samford Valley, of couple families with children, 19.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 25.1% 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 Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 916 95.9 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 39 4.1 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Samford Valley, 95.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 916 100.0 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 186,780 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 Samford Valley, 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.8 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 18 2.0 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 128 14.0 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 758 82.8 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 0.4 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 4.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Samford Valley, of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 2.0% had 2 bedrooms and 14.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 4.2. The average household size was 3.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 402 43.8 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 471 51.3 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 39 4.2 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 6 0.7 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Samford Valley, 43.8% were owned outright, 51.3% were owned with a mortgage and 4.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 859 93.5 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 53 5.8 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 7 0.8 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Samford Valley, of all households, 93.5% were family households, 5.8% were single person households and 0.8% were group households.

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Household income Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 6.7 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 41.9 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Samford Valley, 6.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 41.9% 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 Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 600 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.9 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 1.1 -- 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 Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.2 -- 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 Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 4 0.4 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 87 9.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 436 47.3 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 385 41.8 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 1.1 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Samford Valley, 9.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 41.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 22 2.4 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 889 96.6 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 9 1.0 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Samford Valley, 96.6% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

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.
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 9 45.0 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 11 55.0 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Samford Valley, 45.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 55.0% were female. The median age was 17 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
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 4.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,916 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In Samford Valley, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.2 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,916.

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
Samford Valley % Samford Valley Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,941 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Samford Valley, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,941.

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.