Howatharra Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Howatharra (6532) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 398 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Howatharra is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Howatharra was 337 and is comprised of approximately 44.8% females and 55.2% males.

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

72.7% of people living in the suburb of Howatharra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 1.5% United States of America, 1.5% Germany, 1.2% Canada, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.9% Scotland.

90.8% of people living in Howatharra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.9% German.

The religious makeup of Howatharra is 27.4% Anglican, 23.5% No religion, 17.9% Catholic, 16.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.1% Other religious affiliation , 2.1% Uniting Church, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.8% Lutheran.

59.6% of people are married, 24.2% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Howatharra.

57.4% of the people living in Howatharra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.6% are working on a part time basis. Howatharra has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Howatharra are 33.5% Managers, 17.0% Labourers, 10.8% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.1% Professionals, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.7% Community & personal service workers, 3.4% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Howatharra work in are 26.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.4% Construction, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Other services, 5.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.1% Administrative and support services, 4.0% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Retail trade.

48.9% of homes are fully owned, and 31.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $524 per week and the median household income is $1147 per week.

The median rent in Howatharra is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Howatharra postcode 6532

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