Lower Beechmont, Queensland

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Lower Beechmont
Queensland
Lower Beechmont is located in Queensland
Lower Beechmont
Lower Beechmont
Location in Queensland
Coordinates 28°02′49″S 153°14′49″E / 28.047°S 153.247°E / -28.047; 153.247Coordinates: 28°02′49″S 153°14′49″E / 28.047°S 153.247°E / -28.047; 153.247
Population 1,003 (2011)[1]
Postcode(s) 4211
LGA(s) Gold Coast City
State electorate(s) Beaudesert
Federal Division(s) Wright
Localities around Lower Beechmont:
Witheren Clagiraba Clagiraba
Witheren Lower Beechmont Advancetown
Beechmont Beechmont Advancetown

Lower Beechmont is a small outer locality of Gold Coast City in South East Queensland, Australia.[2] It is situated in the Gold Coast hinterland.

History[edit]

Beechmont Lower State School opened in 1967.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Lower Beechmont is 1,003, 49.4% female and 50.6% male.[1] The median/average age of the Lower Beechmont population is 39 years of age, 2 years above the Australian average.[1] 68.2% of people living in Lower Beechmont were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 8.4%, England 7.6%, Germany 1.3%, United States of America 1%, Netherlands 1%.[1] 88.2% of people speak English as their first language 1.8% German, 0.6% Dutch, 0.4% Slovak, 0.3% Afrikaans, 0.3% French.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Lower Beechmont". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Lower Beechmont (entry 46058)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 

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