Howard Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Howard (4659) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 244 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Howard is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Howard was 1,364 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Howard is 51 years of age.

78.2% of people living in the suburb of Howard were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% Spain, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% France, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Philippines.

89.9% of people living in Howard speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Indonesian, 0.4% Japanese, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.2% Sinhalese, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Howard is 26.2% Anglican, 20.4% No religion, 15.7% Catholic, 14.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.1% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.2% Baptist, 1.0% Salvation Army.

49.0% of people are married, 24.7% have never married and 13.4% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 90 widowed people living in Howard.

48.2% of the people living in Howard over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Howard has an unemployment rate of 12.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Howard are 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Labourers, 12.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.8% Sales workers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Professionals, 9.3% Managers, 9.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Howard work in are 17.3% Health care and social assistance, 13.4% Construction, 13.1% Retail trade, 6.9% Manufacturing, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Education and training, 3.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.3% Inadequately described/Not stated.

43.1% of homes are fully owned, and 23.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $353 per week and the median household income is $607 per week.

The median rent in Howard is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1196 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Howard postcode 4659

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