DemographicsChilders (Qld) is approximately 18.97 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Childers (Qld) was 1584. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Childers (Qld) are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $225 to $275.
DescriptionChilders is a town in the Wide Bay-Burnett region of Queensland, Australia, situated on the Bruce Highway and lies 325 kilometres (202 mi) north of the state capital Brisbane and 52 kilometres (32 mi) south-west of Bundaberg. Childers is located within Bundaberg Region local government area. At the 2011 census, Childers had a population of 1,410. The Childers township is set on a ridge overlooking fields of rich volcanic soil. Childers is renowned for its heritage character and is classified a National Trust town. The historic colonial buildings of the main street (Bruce Highway) are set amongst large, shady leopard trees. The sugar cane industry features prominently in Childers and has sustained the town over the years. Fruit and vegetable cropping is common on the lands around town. Tourism is a growing industry in Childers, with a number of the preserved historic buildings in town becoming tourist attractions.