Caboolture South, Queensland

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Caboolture South
Moreton BayQueensland
Population 4,853 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4510
Location 45 km (28 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pumicestone
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Caboolture South:
Bellmere Caboolture Caboolture
Bellmere Caboolture South Morayfield
Upper Caboolture Morayfield Morayfield

Caboolture South is a suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Brisbane, the state capital.

The origin of the suburb name is from the Yugarabul Aboriginal language meaning place of carpet snake which is located south of the original Caboolture township.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Caboolture South is 4,857, 51% female and 49% male.

The median/average age of the Caboolture South population is 31 years of age, 6 years below the Australian average.

People identifying as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 5.6 % of the population.

77.7% of people living in Caboolture South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 4.9%, England 3.6%, Philippines 0.8%, Scotland 0.7%, Samoa 0.6%.

89.1% of people speak English as their first language 1.1% Samoan, 0.3% German, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Italian.

Education[edit]

  • Caboolture Special School

Land Use[edit]

Caboolture South is a mixed use area, with residential, commercial and industrial land use, and rural areas in the east.[3]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 27°12′S 152°58′E / 27.200°S 152.967°E / -27.200; 152.967