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Howard Springs is a suburb of east Darwin in the northwest of the Northern Territory and has a population of around 2,700 (52.7% male, 47.3% female). Around 736 families live in the area and of those 41.6% have one or more children under the age of 15. 11.0% of families have only a single parent while 39.4% of couples have no children. Howard Springs covers an area of approximately 6613 hectares or around 66 square kilometres (km2) (16342 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Howard Springs is between $600-$799 per week (13.7% of people). 6.3% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 3.4% of the population.
Of the 826 private dwellings in Howard Springs 32% are owned outright by their occupiers, 51% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 15% are being rented. On average there are around 3.3 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Howard Springs is as follows: 94.7% separate houses, 0.7% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 0.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Howard Springs 53% are married, 9% are divorced, 3% are separated, 3% are widowed and 33% have never married.
Howard Springs varies in altitude/elevation from about 1 m (highlight point) to 54 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Howard Springs is 0835.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Howard Springs include Farrar, Girraween, Holtze, Lambells Lagoon, McMinns Lagoon and Virginia.
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