Logan Central, Queensland

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Logan Central
Logan CityQueensland
Wembly Road Logan Central 2.jpg
Wembly Road, 2014
Population 6,172 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4114
Location 23 km (14 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Woodridge
Federal Division(s) Rankin
Suburbs around Logan Central:
Karawatha Woodridge Woodridge
Berrinba Logan Central Slacks Creek
Berrinba Kingston Kingston

Logan Central is a mixed-use suburb of Logan City, Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 6,172.[1]

Once forming part of Woodridge, Logan Central is the official central business district of Logan City and is a major activity centre, with many shops and local businesses operating in the area, mostly along the Wembley Road corridor. Major retailers include Coles, Woolworths and K-mart.

Woodridge railway station is located in Logan Central. It is also well-serviced by a number of bus routes. The suburb is also home to the Logan City Council offices, Logan Art Gallery, a public library, police station and the Logan Brothers rugby league club.

Most of the housing in the suburb is detached homes with around one quarter of residents living in a unit or apartment with more than half of the households renting.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Logan Central is 6,172, 49.6% female and 50.4% male. The median/average age of the Logan Central population is 32 years of age, 5 years below the Australian average. 50.3% of people living in Logan Central were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 9.6%, Burma 3.2%, England 2.5%, Samoa 2.5%, Philippines 1.5%. 59.7% of people speak English as their first language 5.4% Samoan, 1.6% Karen, 1.3% Kirundi (Rundi), 1.3% Burmese, 1.3% Arabic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Logan Central (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 

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Coordinates: 27°38′32″S 153°06′25″E / 27.64222°S 153.10694°E / -27.64222; 153.10694