Fitzgibbon, Queensland

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"Fitzgibbon" redirects here. For the Upper Canada lieutenant of the War of 1812, see James FitzGibbon.
Fitzgibbon
BrisbaneQueensland
Coordinates 27°21′00″S 153°02′00″E / 27.35000°S 153.03333°E / -27.35000; 153.03333Coordinates: 27°21′00″S 153°02′00″E / 27.35000°S 153.03333°E / -27.35000; 153.03333
Population 3,288 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4018
Location 16 km (10 mi) from Brisbane CBD
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
State electorate(s) Sandgate
Federal Division(s) Petrie
Suburbs around Fitzgibbon:
Bald Hills Bracken Ridge Bracken Ridge
Carseldine Fitzgibbon Taigum
Carseldine Zillmere Taigum

Fitzgibbon is a suburb north of the Brisbane central business district in Queensland, Australia. The suburb is one of the smallest suburbs in Brisbane and was named after Abram Fitzgibbon, who was chief engineer of railways in Queensland in the 1860s.[2] The suburb is roughly triangular in shape, and is bounded by the North Coast railway, Cabbage Tree Creek, and Telegraph Road.[3] It is a rather new residential area, having been mostly subdivided in the 1980s and 1990s.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Fitzgibbon is 3,288, 53.7% female and 46.3% male.

The median/average age of the Fitzgibbon population is 35 years of age, 2 years below the Australian average.

62.3% of people living in Fitzgibbon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 5.5%, India 4.2%, England 3.6%, Philippines 3.4%, China 2.1%.

73.7% of people speak English as their first language 2.8% Cantonese, 1.8% Tagalog, 1.6% Hindi, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.4% Samoan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Fitzgibbon (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Our Brisbane - History of Fitzgibbon. Retrieved 4 March 2007
  3. ^ a b Brisbites - Fitzgibbon. Retrieved 4 March 2007

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