Sunshine Coast, Queensland
|Population||3,062 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,610/km2 (4,170/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 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 3,062.
Aroona is an aboriginal word usually meaning "place of refreshing" or "place of running water".
In the 2011 census, Aroona recorded a population of 3,062 people, 52.7% female and 47.3% male. The median age of the Aroona population was 42 years, 5 years above the national median of 37. 81.1% of people living in Aroona were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.7%, New Zealand 4.5%, Germany 0.7%, Scotland 0.6%, Netherlands 0.6%. 95.9% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.6% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Macedonian, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Spanish.
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