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Hilton Primary School, OLMC Hilton Catholic Primary School

Quick stats

Information is based on 2016 census data unless otherwise stated:

Population: 3,934 (source: Reiwa, 2020)
Number of private dwellings: 1,788
Average people per household: 2.3
Median weekly household income: $1,406
Median monthly mortgage repayments: $2,000
Median weekly rent: $285
Average motor vehicles per dwelling: 1.7

Age composition

The median age of people in Hilton was 38 years. Children aged 0–14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population.


The most common ancestries in Hilton were English 28.4%, Australian 21.7%, Irish 9.1%, Scottish 7.9% and Italian 4.3%.

In Hilton, 64.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.1%, New Zealand 2.8%, Italy 1.8%, Germany 1.1% and Scotland 0.9%.


In Hilton, 78.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 2.5%, French 1.1%, German 1.0%, Spanish 0.7% and Portuguese 0.6%.


1,947 people reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night. Of these 53.0% were employed full time, 33.6% were employed part-time and 8.2% were unemployed.


The most common occupations in Hilton included Professionals 31.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.5%, and Managers 9.9%.

Household composition

Of the 1,507 households, 63.0% were family households, 30.5% were single person households and 6.5% were group households.


Of the families in Hilton, 39.5% were couple families with children, 34.6% were couple families without children and 23.9% were one parent families.

Precinct groups

Interested in being a voice for your community? Join the Hilton precinct group!  

Visit the precinct groups page to get involved or to see the latest agendas and minutes. 

Hilton Ward Elected Members 

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