Howard Springs  Suburb
About Howard Springs
Howard Springs postcode 0835
Total Persons : 2704
Total Males : 1426
Total Femals : 1278
Age Group (0-4 years) : 161
Age Group (5-14 years) 449
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 38
Persons born overseas 373
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: England
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 121
No of People Married : 1109
Married Percentage: 0.53
Labour Force: 1469
Employed Fulltime: 1004
Employed Full Time Percentage: 0.683
Main Occupation: Technicians and Trades Workers
Number of Main Occupation: 278
Main Occupation Percentage: 0.194
Main Industry of Employment: State Government Administration
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 103
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 0.072
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 684
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 1523
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1564
Number of Families: 736
Number of Families With Children: 361
Total Private Dwellings: 1103
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 300
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1404
Average Household Size: 3
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1.2
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 0.356
Household Rented Percentage: 0.117
Family Household Percentage: 0.656
Howard Springs is an outer rural area of Darwin. It is 29km SE of the Darwin CBD. Its Local Government Area is the Litchfield Municipality. The suburb is mostly a rural area, but has been experiencing strong growth in population and development. Settlement of the suburb began in 1864. In 1939, Howard Springs was the first major water supply area to service Darwin. Manton Dam supplies water to Darwin. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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