Hovea Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Hovea (6071) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 25 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Hovea is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Hovea was 637 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hovea is 44 years of age.

68.1% of people living in the suburb of Hovea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.6% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.9% Netherlands, 1.6% South Africa, 1.1% Thailand, 1.1% Germany, 0.9% Poland, 0.8% Uzbekistan, 0.8% Austria, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Hungary, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Kenya.

88.9% of people living in Hovea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian, 0.9% Russian, 0.9% Other, 0.9% German, 0.6% Polish, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Hungarian, 0.5% French.

The religious makeup of Hovea is 34.8% No religion, 18.7% Catholic, 17.5% Anglican, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Baptist, 4.1% Uniting Church, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

57.0% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Hovea.

54.7% of the people living in Hovea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.8% are working on a part time basis. Hovea has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Hovea are 28.3% Professionals, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Managers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Hovea work in are 13.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.8% Construction, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Education and training, 8.4% Retail trade, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Other services.

43.4% of homes are fully owned, and 48.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $793 per week and the median household income is $2095 per week.

The median rent in Hovea is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hovea postcode 6071

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