Hughenden Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Hughenden (4821) is a suburb of Western, Mt Isa & North Western, Queensland. It is about 1159 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Hughenden is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Hughenden was 1,151 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

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

87.4% of people living in the suburb of Hughenden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.1% New Zealand, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% England.

91.4% of people living in Hughenden speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Japanese, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Hughenden is 26.5% Catholic, 25.5% Anglican, 14.6% No religion, 11.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.3% Uniting Church, 3.8% Baptist, 1.7% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.6% Other religious affiliation , 0.5% Seventh-day Adventist.

47.5% of people are married, 30.9% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 69 widowed people living in Hughenden.

61.6% of the people living in Hughenden over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. Hughenden has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Hughenden are 18.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.9% Labourers, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.1% Managers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 8.3% Professionals, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hughenden work in are 18.1% Public administration and safety, 16.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 12.9% Retail trade, 7.8% Construction, 7.2% Education and training, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Health care and social assistance, 5.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.7% Manufacturing.

37.1% of homes are fully owned, and 20.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $549 per week and the median household income is $940 per week.

The median rent in Hughenden is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $779 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hughenden postcode 4821

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