Sunshine Coast, Queensland
|Population||3,287 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,730/km2 (4,480/sq mi)|
|Area||1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)|
|Location||4 km (2 mi) NNW of Caloundra|
|LGA(s)||Sunshine Coast Region|
Aroona is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. It is located within the Caloundra urban centre 4 kilometres (2 mi) north-west of Caloundra. It is situated between Little Mountain and Currimundi. At the 2016 Australian Census, the suburb recorded a population of 3,287.
Aroona is an aboriginal word usually meaning "place of refreshing" or "place of running water".
In the 2016 census, Aroona recorded a population of 3,287 people, 50.2% female and 49.8% male. The median age of the Aroona population was 43 years, 5 years above the national median of 38, with 79% of people born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.6%, New Zealand 4.4%, Scotland 0.7%, South Africa 0.6% and Netherlands 0.5%. 93.5% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.5% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Swedish, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Dari.
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