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Hoya
Queensland
Fields at Hoya, Queensland.jpg
Fields at Hoya, 2016
Population 220 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 4310
Location
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Scenic Rim
Federal Division(s) Wright
Suburbs around Hoya:
Teviotville Teviotville Coulson
Templin Hoya Coulson
Kents Pocket Boonah Boonah

Hoya is a locality in the Scenic Rim Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Hoya had a population of 220 people.

Geography

Hoya is farming land approximately 150 metres about sea level.

History

A postal receiving office was opened in Hoya on 22 January 1892. A post office opened on 1 July 1927. It closed on 1 April 1955.

Demographics

Hoya has a population of 220 at the 2016 census. The locality contains 87 households, in which 52.3% of the population are males and 47.7% of the population are females with a median age of 52, 14 years above the national average. The average weekly household income is $1,406, $32 below the national average.

0.0% of Hoya's population is either of Aborigional or Torres Strait Islander descent. 74.5% of the population aged 15 or over is either registered or de facto married, while 25.5% of the population is not married. 23.9% of the population is currently attending some form of a compulsory education. The most common nominated ancestries were Australian (31.2%), English (27.7%) and German (10.6%), while the most common country of birth was Australia (87.1%), and the most commonly spoken language at home was English (90.0%). The most common nominated religions were No religion (24.6%), the Uniting Church (14.5%) and Anglican (12.7%). The most common occupation was a professional (21.1%) and the majority/plurality of residents worked 40 or more hours per week (30.6%).

Road infrastructure

The Boonah Fassifern Road (State Route 90) runs along part of the southern boundary.

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