Halifax Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Halifax (4850) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1205 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Halifax is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Halifax was 431 and is comprised of approximately 46.4% females and 53.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Halifax is 48 years of age.

84.2% of people living in the suburb of Halifax were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% Italy, 2.6% England, 1.6% Germany, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.9% Papua New Guinea.

91.4% of people living in Halifax speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Italian, 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Halifax is 37.9% Catholic, 18.4% No religion, 16.3% Anglican, 12.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 2.8% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.2% Lutheran.

45.0% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Halifax.

57.7% of the people living in Halifax over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Halifax has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Halifax are 20.7% Technicians & trades workers, 19.0% Labourers, 15.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.4% Sales workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Managers, 6.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.2% Professionals.

The main industries people from Halifax work in are 25.4% Manufacturing, 18.1% Retail trade, 9.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Construction, 4.0% Mining, 3.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

43.7% of homes are fully owned, and 24.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $391 per week and the median household income is $761 per week.

The median rent in Halifax is $125 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Halifax postcode 4850

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