Park Ridge South, Queensland
|Park Ridge South
|Population||1,778 (2011 census)|
|Location||30 km (19 mi) from Brisbane GPO|
|Federal Division(s)||Forde and Rankin|
The suburb is bisected by the Mount Lindesay Highway. Once a rural community, it is developing into a low density residential suburb.
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.
In the 2011 Census the population of Park Ridge South is 1,778, 49% female and 51% male.
The median/average age of the Park Ridge South population is 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian average.
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%.
84.2% of people speak English as their first language 1.7% Khmer, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.1% Hmong, 1% Croatian, 0.7% Italian.
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