Jamboree Heights, Queensland

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Jamboree Heights
BrisbaneQueensland
Population 3,057 (2011)[1]
 • Density 2,350/km2 (6,090/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4074
Area 1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
LGA(s) City of Brisbane
State electorate(s) Mount Ommaney
Federal Division(s) Ryan
Suburbs around Jamboree Heights:
Westlake Mount Ommaney Sinnamon Park
Middle Park Jamboree Heights Seventeen Mile Rocks
Riverhills Sumner Darra

Jamboree Heights is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 14 km (9 mi) south west of the CBD.

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.

Etymology[edit]

It gained its name from the fact that the area hosted an Australian Scout Jamboree in 1967/68.

Demographics[edit]

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.

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Coordinates: 27°33′S 152°56′E / 27.550°S 152.933°E / -27.550; 152.933