North Ward Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

North Ward (4810) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1113 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. North Ward is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of North Ward was 5,097 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of North Ward is 34 years of age.

66.3% of people living in the suburb of North Ward were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 4.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% India, 0.6% Italy, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% France, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Fiji.

79.8% of people living in North Ward speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Other, 0.9% German, 0.7% Italian, 0.5% French, 0.4% Japanese, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of North Ward is 25.7% Catholic, 25.3% No religion, 15.4% Anglican, 14.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Lutheran.

31.6% of people are married, 49.1% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 147 widowed people living in North Ward.

66.5% of the people living in North Ward over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.1% are working on a part time basis. North Ward has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in North Ward are 29.4% Professionals, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.6% Managers, 7.3% Labourers, 6.8% Sales workers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from North Ward work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Public administration and safety, 10.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.6% Education and training, 8.1% Construction, 8.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Retail trade, 5.4% Manufacturing, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

18.6% of homes are fully owned, and 17.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 60.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $828 per week and the median household income is $1276 per week.

The median rent in North Ward is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for North Ward postcode 4810

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