Howard Springs Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Howard Springs (0835) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 23 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Howard Springs is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Howard Springs was 3,149 and is comprised of approximately 45.7% females and 54.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Howard Springs is 40 years of age.

71.8% of people living in the suburb of Howard Springs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Cyprus, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.2% Switzerland.

80.9% of people living in Howard Springs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.2% German, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Howard Springs is 25.6% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 19.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.3% Anglican, 5.5% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.7% Baptist, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox.

49.1% of people are married, 37.2% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 55 widowed people living in Howard Springs.

68.3% of the people living in Howard Springs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.3% are working on a part time basis. Howard Springs has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Howard Springs are 20.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Professionals, 13.2% Managers, 8.9% Labourers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Sales workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Howard Springs work in are 15.7% Public administration and safety, 14.9% Construction, 8.9% Retail trade, 7.8% Education and training, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Health care and social assistance, 5.5% Other services, 5.4% Manufacturing, 5.0% Accommodation and food services.

32.5% of homes are fully owned, and 44.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $878 per week and the median household income is $1978 per week.

The median rent in Howard Springs is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Howard Springs postcode 0835

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