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|Population||8,746 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,901/km2 (4,920/sq mi)|
|Area||4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)|
|Location||16 km (10 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane|
Carseldine is a suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, located about 16 kilometres (10 mi) north and about a half-hour drive from the Central Business District of Brisbane. It is surrounded by Bald Hills and Bracken Ridge to the north, Aspley to the south, Fitzgibbon to the east and Bridgeman Downs to the west.
Carseldine is a mainly residential suburb in the north of Brisbane. At its northern boundary is the Carseldine Homemaker Centre. This Homemaker Centre includes one of north Brisbane's three Bunnings Warehouse stores, which became a part of the Carseldine Homemaker Centre in 2002 (Bunnings previously traded individually there for about 4 years). There is also a community-based shopping centre anchored by a Woolworths supermarket on Beams Road and two convenience centres, one beside the railway station and the other on the western side of the suburb. Carseldine also includes two plant nurseries (one small and one large, both located along Beams Road), Club Coops and the Aspley Hornets AFL Club. Carseldine Police Station, an $8.4 million facility, located on the corner of Gympie Road and Denver Road commenced operations on 29 September 2009.
The median age of the Carseldine population is 41 years of age, 4 years above the Australian median. Children aged under 15 years made up 16.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.7% of the population.
65.2% of people living in Carseldine were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 5%, England 4%, India 3%, South Africa 2%, Philippines 2%.
77.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 2% Italian, 1.9% Cantonese, 1.5% Hindi, 1.4% Mandarin, 0.9% Tagalog.
Carseldine was named after the fencing contractor William Carseldine who settled in Bald Hills in 1858. He also owned land in what is now Carseldine.
The suburb includes Carseldine railway station, located on the eastern side of the suburb. This provides Carseldine with regular train services, connecting to the Brisbane central business district and northern suburbs. Also, Carseldine is well serviced by buses operated by the Brisbane City Council.
- University of Queensland: Queensland Places: Carseldine
- "Carseldine". BRISbites. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 20 July 2008. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
- "Carseldine". Our Brisbane. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 5 April 2008. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
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