Howden Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Howden (7054) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 16 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Howden is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Howden was 658 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

79.9% of people living in the suburb of Howden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 1.7% Canada, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% South Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Switzerland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Indonesia.

96.7% of people living in Howden speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.5% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Howden is 34.1% No religion, 28.1% Anglican, 16.8% Catholic, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.6% Buddhism.

58.5% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Howden.

52.8% of the people living in Howden over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.4% are working on a part time basis. Howden has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Howden are 29.4% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Managers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Labourers, 6.1% Sales workers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Howden work in are 15.3% Public administration and safety, 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.4% Construction, 9.8% Education and training, 7.8% Manufacturing, 6.6% Retail trade, 5.5% Other services, 3.5% Financial and insurance services.

36.7% of homes are fully owned, and 53.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $676 per week and the median household income is $1723 per week.

The median rent in Howden is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Howden postcode 7054

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