Elderslea

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Elderslea
Coordinates: 41°07′24″S 175°03′27″E / 41.1232°S 175.0576°E / -41.1232; 175.0576Coordinates: 41°07′24″S 175°03′27″E / 41.1232°S 175.0576°E / -41.1232; 175.0576
CountryNew Zealand
IslandNorth Island
CityUpper Hutt
Area
 • Total1.40 km2 (0.54 sq mi)
Population
 (June 2021)[2]
 • Total3,490
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)

Elderslea is a suburb of Upper Hutt located in the lower North Island of New Zealand, near Upper Hutt Central.

Demographics[edit]

Elderslea statistical area covers 1.40 km2 (0.54 sq mi).[1] It had an estimated population of 3,490 as of June 2021, with a population density of 2,493 people per km2.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
20063,183—    
20133,225+0.19%
20183,429+1.23%
Source: [3]

Elderslea had a population of 3,429 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 204 people (6.3%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 246 people (7.7%) since the 2006 census. There were 1,230 households. There were 1,656 males and 1,773 females, giving a sex ratio of 0.93 males per female. The median age was 40.7 years (compared with 37.4 years nationally), with 663 people (19.3%) aged under 15 years, 612 (17.8%) aged 15 to 29, 1,455 (42.4%) aged 30 to 64, and 702 (20.5%) aged 65 or older.

Ethnicities were 76.6% European/Pākehā, 18.1% Māori, 6.8% Pacific peoples, 10.5% 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 20.7%, compared with 27.1% nationally.

Although some people objected to giving their religion, 44.4% had no religion, 42.3% were Christian, 1.8% were Hindu, 0.3% were Muslim, 1.2% were Buddhist and 3.1% had other religions.

Of those at least 15 years old, 405 (14.6%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 600 (21.7%) people had no formal qualifications. The median income was $27,800, compared with $31,800 nationally. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 1,290 (46.6%) people were employed full-time, 297 (10.7%) were part-time, and 132 (4.8%) were unemployed.[3]

Education[edit]

Fraser Crescent School is a co-educational state primary school for Year 1 to 6 students,[4][5] with a roll of 222 as of March 2021.[6]

Maidstone Intermediate is a co-educational state intermediate school for Year 7 to Year 8 students,[7] with a roll of 539.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "ArcGIS Web Application". statsnz.maps.arcgis.com. Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  2. ^ "Population estimate tables - NZ.Stat". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Statistical area 1 dataset for 2018 Census". Statistics New Zealand. March 2020. Elderslea (241900). 2018 Census place summary: Elderslea
  4. ^ "Fraser Crescent School Official School Website". frasercres.school.nz.
  5. ^ "Fraser Crescent School Education Review Office Report". ero.govt.nz. Education Review Office.
  6. ^ "Fraser Crescent School Ministry of Education School Profile". educationcounts.govt.nz. Ministry of Education.
  7. ^ "Maidstone Intermediate Education Review Office Report". ero.govt.nz. Education Review Office.
  8. ^ "Maidstone Intermediate Ministry of Education School Profile". educationcounts.govt.nz. Ministry of Education.