Underwood, Queensland

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Underwood
Logan CityQueensland
Logan Road Underwood.jpg
Logan Road, 2014
Population 5,328 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4119
Location 19 km (12 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Logan City
State electorate(s) Woodridge
Federal Division(s) Rankin
Suburbs around Underwood:
Eight Mile Plains Rochedale Rochedale South
Kuraby Underwood Springwood
Karawatha Woodridge Slacks Creek

Underwood is a suburb located south-east of the Brisbane central business district in Queensland, Australia. Its local government area is the Logan City Council.

The origin of the suburb name is from William Underwood who was an early property owner in the area.[2]

Logan Road, Kingston Road, Compton Road and surrounding area encompass the Underwood business centre which is a mixed-use urban development area incorporating the Underwood / Slacks Creek industrial estate as well as retail, commerce and office establishments. Retailers in Underwood include Bunnings, Big W and Woolworths as well as The Zone which is a privately owned retail estate.

The housing estates Arriva and Jacaranda are located in Underwood.

Demographics[edit]

Graham Street

In the 2011 Census the population of Underwood is 5,328, 49.9% female and 50.1% male. The median/average age of the Underwood population is 32 years of age, 5 years below the Australian average. 59.6% of people living in Underwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 6.3%, China 2.3%, England 2.2%, South Africa 1.9%, Korea, Republic of 1.8%. 67.7% of people speak English as their first language 4.5% Mandarin, 3% Cantonese, 2.2% Korean, 1.7% Arabic, 1.4% Hindi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Underwood (Logan City) (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 
  2. ^ "History of Rochedale". Retrieved 4 January 2012. 

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Coordinates: 27°36′S 153°06′E / 27.600°S 153.100°E / -27.600; 153.100