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In Semaphore Park, 17% of households were made up of couples with children in 2011, compared with 26% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Semaphore Park's household and family structure is one of the most important demographic indicators. It reveals the area's residential role and function, era of settlement and provides key insights into the level of demand for services and facilities as most are related to age and household types.

To continue building the story, Semaphore Park's Household Summary should be viewed in conjunction with Households with Children, Households without Children, Household Size, Age Structure and Dwelling Type.

Derived from the Census question:

‘What is the person’s relationship (to each other person in the household)?’

Households

Household type
Semaphore Park20112006Change
Households by typeNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples with children34717.526.433216.926.1+15
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children44222.324.751026.024.8-68
map this data in atlas.idOne parent families30915.610.928114.310.9+28
Other families
281.41.3201.01.3+8
map this data in atlas.idGroup household572.94.0371.93.4+20
map this data in atlas.idLone person71436.029.367434.429.7+40
Other not classifiable household
432.22.4713.63.0-28
Visitor only households
462.30.9341.70.8+12

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Household type, 2011
Household type, 2011 Lone person, City of Charles Sturt: 29.3% Group household, City of Charles Sturt: 4.0% Other families, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% One parent families, City of Charles Sturt: 10.9% Couples without children, City of Charles Sturt: 24.7% Couples with children, City of Charles Sturt: 26.4% Lone person, Semaphore Park: 36.0% Group household, Semaphore Park: 2.9% Other families, Semaphore Park: 1.4% One parent families, Semaphore Park: 15.6% Couples without children, Semaphore Park: 22.3% Couples with children, Semaphore Park: 17.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011
Change in household type, 2006 to 2011 Lone person, Semaphore Park: +40 Group household, Semaphore Park: +20 Other families, Semaphore Park: +8 One parent families, Semaphore Park: +28 Couples without children, Semaphore Park: -68 Couples with children, Semaphore Park: +15
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the household/family types in Semaphore Park in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of couple families with child(ren) as well as a higher proportion of one-parent families. Overall, 17.5% of total families were couple families with child(ren), and 15.6% were one-parent families, compared with 26.4% and 10.9% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

There were a higher proportion of lone person households and a lower proportion of couples without children. Overall, the proportion of lone person households was 36.0% compared to 29.3% in the City of Charles Sturt while the proportion of couples without children was 22.3% compared to 24.7% in the City of Charles Sturt.

Emerging groups

The number of households in Semaphore Park increased by 27 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in family/household types in Semaphore Park between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Couples without children (-68 households)