Deanwell

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Deanwell
Suburb
A neighbourhood in Deanwell, Hamilton.
A neighbourhood in Deanwell, Hamilton.
CountryNew Zealand
Local authorityHamilton, New Zealand
Electoral wardHamilton West
Established1974
Population
 (2018 census)
 • Total2,139
Melville Bader
Temple View
Deanwell
Glenview
Rukuhia

Deanwell is a suburb in south-western Hamilton in New Zealand. It is named after Deanwell Properties, the developers who subdivided the area. It was defined as a suburb of Hamilton in 1974.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
20062,004—    
20131,998−0.04%
20182,139+1.37%
Source: [2]

Deanwell had a population of 2,139 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 141 people (7.1%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 135 people (6.7%) since the 2006 census. There were 669 households. There were 1,029 males and 1,110 females, giving a sex ratio of 0.93 males per female. The median age was 29.5 years (compared with 37.4 years nationally), with 597 people (27.9%) aged under 15 years, 489 (22.9%) aged 15 to 29, 855 (40.0%) aged 30 to 64, and 192 (9.0%) aged 65 or older.

Ethnicities were 55.3% European/Pākehā, 31.8% Māori, 6.3% Pacific peoples, 20.6% Asian, and 3.4% other ethnicities (totals add to more than 100% since people could identify with multiple ethnicities).

The proportion of people born overseas was 25.5%, compared with 27.1% nationally.

Although some people objected to giving their religion, 45.6% had no religion, 34.1% were Christian, 6.5% were Hindu, 1.5% were Muslim, 2.0% were Buddhist and 3.4% had other religions.

Of those at least 15 years old, 276 (17.9%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 309 (20.0%) people had no formal qualifications. The median income was $29,100, compared with $31,800 nationally. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 792 (51.4%) people were employed full-time, 204 (13.2%) were part-time, and 72 (4.7%) were unemployed.[2]

Education[edit]

Deanwell School is a contributing primary school for years 1 to 6 with a roll of 309.[3] The school opened in 1973.[4]

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Whakawatea is a co-educational state Māori immersion primary school,[5][6] with a roll of 166.[7]

South City Christian School is a co-educational state-integrated Christian primary school,[8][9] with a roll of 156.[10]

All these schools are co-educational. Rolls are as of March 2021.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hamilton Street Name Index, Hamilton Public Library
  2. ^ a b "Statistical area 1 dataset for 2018 Census". Statistics New Zealand. March 2020. Deanwell (180400). 2018 Census place summary: Deanwell
  3. ^ Education Counts: Deanwell School
  4. ^ "Our Charter". Deanwell School. Retrieved 30 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Official School Website". whakawatea.school.nz.
  6. ^ Education Counts: Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Whakawatea
  7. ^ "Education Review Office Report". ero.govt.nz. Education Review Office.
  8. ^ "Official School Website". southcity.school.nz.
  9. ^ Education Counts: South City Christian School
  10. ^ "Education Review Office Report". ero.govt.nz. Education Review Office.
  11. ^ "New Zealand Schools Directory". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 27 April 2021.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 37°49′13.3″S 175°16′35.02″E / 37.820361°S 175.2763944°E / -37.820361; 175.2763944