Horton Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Horton (4660) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 259 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Horton is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Horton was 397 and is comprised of approximately 46.9% females and 53.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Horton is 45 years of age.

80.2% of people living in the suburb of Horton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% New Zealand, 4.3% England, 2.0% Philippines, 1.5% United States of America, 1.3% Malaysia, 1.3% Singapore, 1.0% Germany.

95.7% of people living in Horton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Horton is 22.2% Anglican, 19.6% Catholic, 14.4% No religion, 10.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.3% Uniting Church, 4.3% Christian, nfd, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Lutheran, 2.5% Other religious affiliation , 2.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

52.6% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Horton.

51.9% of the people living in Horton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.6% are working on a part time basis. Horton has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Horton are 23.9% Labourers, 15.3% Managers, 13.6% Sales workers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Professionals, 6.8% Community & personal service workers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Horton work in are 16.9% Retail trade, 16.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.1% Manufacturing, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Construction, 6.2% Administrative and support services, 5.1% Education and training, 5.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.1% Inadequately described/Not stated.

46.5% of homes are fully owned, and 29.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $374 per week and the median household income is $817 per week.

The median rent in Horton is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1350 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Horton postcode 4660

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