Karrabin, Queensland

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Karrabin
IpswichQueensland
Coordinates 27°36′16″S 152°42′36″E / 27.6045°S 152.7099°E / -27.6045; 152.7099Coordinates: 27°36′16″S 152°42′36″E / 27.6045°S 152.7099°E / -27.6045; 152.7099
Population 474 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4306
Location
LGA(s) City of Ipswich
State electorate(s) Electoral district of Ipswich West
Federal Division(s) Blair
Suburbs around Karrabin:
Ironbark Pine Mountain Blacksoil
Walloon Karrabin Brassall
Amberley Amberley Wulkaraka

Karrabin is a suburb of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 474.[1] The northern boundary is marked by the Warrego Highway.

The origin of the suburb name is from the Bundjalung Aboriginal language meaning red gum.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Karrabin is 474, 48.5% female and 51.5% male.[1] The median/average age of the Karrabin population is 39 years of age, 2 years above the Australian average. 86.9% of people living in Karrabin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 2.7%, England 2.1%, Germany 0.6%, Fiji 0.6%, Jamaica 0.6%. 96% of people speak English as their first language 0.6% French, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Greek.[1]

Transport[edit]

Karrabin Railway Station provides Citytrain commuter rail services to Rosewood, Ipswich and Brisbane via Ipswich.

Education[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Karrabin (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Place name details