Sunshine Coast, Queensland
|Population||3,062 (2011)|
|• Density||1,610/km2 (4,170/sq mi)|
|Area||1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)|
|Location||4 km (2 mi) NNW of Caloundra|
|LGA(s)||Sunshine Coast Region|
Aroona is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, located within the Caloundra urban centre 4 kilometres (2 mi) north-west of Caloundra. It is situated between Little Mountain and Currimundi. Aroona is an aboriginal word usually meaning "place of refreshing" or "place of running water".
In the 2011 Census the population of Aroona is 3,062, 52.7% female and 47.3% male.
The median/average age of the Aroona population is 42 years of age, 5 years above the Australian average.
81.1% of people living in Aroona were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.7%, New Zealand 4.5%, Germany 0.7%, Scotland 0.6%, Netherlands 0.6%.
95.9% of people speak English as their first language 0.6% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Macedonian, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Spanish.
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