Park Ridge South, Queensland

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Park Ridge South
Queensland
Population 1,778 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4125
Location 30 km (19 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Logan
Federal Division(s) Forde and Rankin
Suburbs around Park Ridge South:
Greenbank Park Ridge Park Ridge
Greenbank Park Ridge South Chambers Flat
Greenbank Munruben Chambers Flat

Park Ridge South is a locality of Logan City, Queensland, Australia.[2] n the 2011 census, Park Ridge South recorded a population of 1,778.[1]

Geography[edit]

The suburb is bisected by the Mount Lindesay Highway. Once a rural community, it is developing into a low density residential suburb.

History[edit]

Park Ridge South was officially gazetted as a suburb in 1991. It was previously part of the Beaudesert Shire local government area. Rosia Road and Stoney Camp Road at Park Ridge South formed part of the boundary between the local government areas of Beaudesert Shire and Logan City. The 2008 Queensland Local Government amalgamations saw former suburbs of Beaudesert Shire including Park Ridge South becoming part of Logan City.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 Census the population of Park Ridge South is 1,778, 49% female and 51% male.[1]

The median/average age of the Park Ridge South population is 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian average.[1]

73.8% of people living in Park Ridge South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.2%, New Zealand 4.6%, Taiwan 1%, China 0.8%, Croatia 0.7%.[1]

84.2% of people speak English as their first language 1.7% Khmer, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.1% Hmong, 1% Croatian, 0.7% Italian.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Park Ridge South (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Park Ridge South (entry 45285)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°44′S 153°02′E / 27.733°S 153.033°E / -27.733; 153.033