Sey­mour snap­shot in the spot­light

Seymour Telegraph - - NEWS -

If Sey­mour were a vil­lage of 100 people this is what it would look like:

Re­li­gion

Sey­mour is still very re­li­gious. De­spite the 31 people who said they had no re­li­gion, 61 people who live in the vil­lage still fol­low some form of Chris­tian­ity.

Twenty-five of those people were Catholic.

People

The vil­lage is pretty evenly split be­tween men and women.

About half of them aren’t mar­ried and there are 24 fam­i­lies liv­ing in Sey­mour.

There are about 27 chil­dren in the vil­lage.

In­come

The large ma­jor­ity of people in Sey­mour earn less than $650 a week.

A small num­ber earn more than $3000 while the rest earn some­where in be­tween.

The av­er­age in­come is $977.

Hous­ing

Of the 30 houses in Sey­mour, about half are three­bed­room homes.

Thirty five people own their homes out­right while 28 have a mort­gage.

Thirty two people are rent­ing.

Age

The av­er­age age in Sey­mour is 45. There are 15 chil­dren in the vil­lage un­der the age of 14.

There are 21 adults aged above 65.

Eth­nic­ity

Of the 100 people liv­ing in the vil­lage, 77 of them were born in Aus­tralia.

An­other two were born in Eng­land while one each was born in China, the Philip­pines, Italy and New Zealand.

Three people in the vil­lage iden­tify as Abo­rig­i­nal or Tor­res-strait Is­lan­der.

Sixty five people said both of their par­ents were born in Aus­tralia while 14 said both par­ents were born over­seas.

Ac­cess

There are 51 cars in Sey­mour, about one for ev­ery two people in the vil­lage.

About a quar­ter of people in Sey­mour don’t have ac­cess to the in­ter­net.

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