Jamboree Heights, Queensland
|• Density||2,350/km2 (6,090/sq mi)|
|Area||1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane|
|State electorate(s)||Mount Ommaney|
Jamboree Heights was part of the 'Centenary Project', and along with surrounding suburbs was developed in 1959. As part of the Centenary suburbs, it offers excellent facilities such as a recently renovated large shopping centre, Fire Station, Police Station and numerous schools.
It gained its name from the fact that the area hosted an Australian Scout Jamboree in 1967/68.
In the 2011 Census the population of Jamboree Heights is 3,057, 49.4% female and 50.6% male.
The median/average age of the Jamboree Heights population is 36 years of age, 1 year below the Australian average.
95.3% of people living in Jamboree Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 4.7%, England 3.7%, Vietnam 3%, South Africa 2%, China 1.9%.
92% of people speak English as their first language 4% Vietnamese, 2.8% Cantonese, 2.1% Mandarin, 1% Arabic, 0.8% Gujarati.
- ourbrisbane.com website, Jamboree Heights section
- University of Queensland: Queensland Places: Jamboree Heights
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