|• Density||1,388/km2 (3,600/sq mi)|
|Area||3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
Northgate is a suburb of Brisbane, Australia located 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) north of the Brisbane CBD. The land area comprises industrial and residential areas. Inter war homes can be found on Northgate Hill—elevated land that rises west of the railway station; and post World War II real estate on "the flat" -- the large arc of flat land that extends to Moreton Bay at Nudgee Beach with most of the housing stock being post WWII.
In the 2011 Census the population of Northgate is 4,304, 49.7% female and 50.3% male.
The median/average age of the Northgate population is 34 years of age, 3 years below the Australian average.
72.1% of people living in Northgate were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 4.8%, England 3.1%, India 3%, Philippines 1.1%, China 1.1%.
82.9% of people speak English as their first language 2% Punjabi, 0.8% Hindi, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Tagalog.
Northgate railway station is also the junction for the Shorncliffe and North Coast Lines, with frequent services to the City, Shorncliffe and Caboolture and interurban services to Nambour/Gympie. Northgate train station is the branching point were both Shorncliffe and Caboolture trains can be caught, meaning that a lot of express trains stop at Northgate, for passengers making a switch between branches. Brisbane Transport also operates the "306" bus service through this suburb. The railway station was the limit of train service until the line was extended to Sandgate in the late 1880s.
Northgate holds the Golden Circle processing plant, which is on Earnshaw Road. Golden Circle takes up over a kilometre of length (16.5 Hectares of land) with its factories processing all the Golden Circle foods which are found in stores all around Australia. The Golden Circle factory contained a cafe for visitors to come to, and sample the tastes of Golden Circle, the cafe and factory outlet is now closed as there is one on the southside, in Capalaba.
Northgate State School is situated on Amelia street, it is often referred to being placed halfway between Northgate and Nundah.
- Steven Bradbury - 2002 winter gold medal winner.
- Lockie, George William - sportsman, lived and died in Northgate in 1971 from Hodgkin's disease.
- Australian singers The Bee Gees were students at Northgate State School when they resided at Nudgee Beach.
Media related to Northgate, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons
- University of Queensland: Queensland Places:Northgate
- "Northgate". BRISbites. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 23 July 2008.
- "Northgate". Our Brisbane. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 14 September 2007.