Mount Ommaney, Queensland
|Population||2,334 (2011 census)|
|Location||13 km (8 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane|
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Mount Ommaney|
|Federal Division(s)||Division of Oxley|
Mount Ommaney was developed as part of the Centenary Project in 1959. It, along with surrounding suburbs such as Jindalee are known as the Centenary Suburbs. Mount Ommaney is located on the southern side of the Brisbane River and the majority of the properties are located on the hill itself. A relatively large section of Mount Ommaney is forest that is protected by the Brisbane City Council and will not be developed, this includes the area next to the river that was once a stone quarry. Many of the lots in Mount Ommaney are around or in excess of 1000 square metres. Mount Ommaney has one golf course/country club that offers dining overlooking the course and across to the hill and creek. The Mount Ommaney Shopping Centre is located on the outskirts of the suburb and is opposite to the Mount Ommaney Hotel. Homes on the top of the hill generally have great views either to the CBD of Brisbane, the suburbs, the countryside on the opposite side of the river or the river itself, Theses houses tend to be very expensive as spare residential land is rare in Mount Ommaney.
In the 2011 Census the population of Mount Ommaney is 2,334, 54.3% female and 45.7% male.
The median/average age of the Mount Ommaney population is 45 years of age, 8 years above the Australian average.
58% of people living in Mount Ommaney were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.5%, Vietnam 3.4%, Taiwan 3.3%, New Zealand 2.9%, South Africa 2.8%.
68.7% of people speak English as their first language 6.4% Mandarin, 4.9% Vietnamese, 4.6% Cantonese, 1.8% Arabic, 1.4% Tamil.
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