Bellmere, Queensland

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Bellmere
Queensland
Population 5,540 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4510
Location
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Fisher, Longman
Suburbs around Bellmere:
Wamuran Moodlu Caboolture
Rocksberg Bellmere Caboolture South
Rocksberg Upper Caboolture Morayfield

Bellmere is a locality of the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia.[2] Located to the west of the centre of Caboolture, it is essentially a suburb of that town. At the 2011 census, Bellmere recorded a population of 5,540 persons, with a median age of 30 years.[1]

History[edit]

It has been claimed that Bellmere was named after local landowner Arthur John Bell.[3]

Bellmere State School opened on 14 July 1913 but closed in 1936.[4][5]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Bellmere is 5,540, 51.8% female and 48.2% male.

The median/average age of the Bellmere population is 30 years of age, 7 years below the Australian average.

76.5% of people living in Bellmere were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 5.6%, England 4.5%, Philippines 0.8%, Korea, Republic of 0.6%, Scotland 0.5%.

89.3% of people speak English as their first language 0.7% Samoan, 0.6% Korean, 0.5% Arabic, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Tongan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bellmere". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bellmere (entry 45363)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "IT MEANT MORE THAN THE HOLIDAYS.". The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) (Brisbane, Qld.: National Library of Australia). 10 December 1954. p. 11. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Agency ID8866, Bellmere State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "STATE SCHOOLS.". The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) (Qld.: National Library of Australia). 27 June 1913. p. 8. Retrieved 16 April 2014. 

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Coordinates: 27°05′21″S 152°55′36″E / 27.08917°S 152.92667°E / -27.08917; 152.92667 (Bellmere)