|Population||5,352 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
|State electorate(s)||Mount Coot-tha|
The area was formerly populated by rural estates, one of which was named 'Auchenflower' by Thomas McIlwraith circa 1880.
In 1975, the first NightOwl convenience store was opened in the suburb.
In the 2011 census, Auchenflower recorded a population of 5,352 people, 51% female and 49% male.
The median age of the Auchenflower population is 30 years of age, 7 years below the Australian median.
69.5% of people living in Auchenflower were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were England 3.7%, New Zealand 3.5%, India 1.9%, China 1.7%, United States of America 1%.
80% of people spoke only English at home; the next most popular languages were 2.6% Mandarin, 1.1% Spanish, 1% Cantonese, 0.7% Malayalam, 0.7% Italian.
Auchenflower has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
The Wesley Hospital is a private hospital located near the Auchenflower train station.
By bus, Auchenflower is served by most western suburb bus routes operated by Brisbane Transport.
By road, Auchenflower has two main roads through the suburb, Coronation Drive and Milton Road, both running from the Brisbane CBD towards the western suburbs. As of 2006 the "TransApex" traffic proposal touted by the former Lord Mayor, Campbell Newman, involves the construction of a major road tunnel system through Brisbane, including one to run under Toowong, Auchenflower and Milton, possibly along the alignment of Milton Road.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Auchenflower (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
- Toowong Ward Map Archived 23 December 2006 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Auchenflower (entry 46112)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
- Feeney, Katherine (12 January 2011). "Evacuees 'not ok but trying'". Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
- "Raymont Lodge (entry 600051)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- "Moorlands (entry 600052)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 6 July 2013.
- Clark, Howard R.; Keenan, David R. (1977). Brisbane Tramways - The Last Decade. Transit Press. ISBN 0-909338-01-9. (Reprinted 1985).
- Cole, J.R. (1984). Shaping a City: Greater Brisbane 1925-1985. Brisbane.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Auchenflower, Queensland.|
- Auchenflower: Queensland Places
- "Auchenflower". BRISbites. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 20 July 2008.
- "Auchenflower". Our Brisbane. Brisbane City Council. Archived from the original on 16 January 2008.
- St Alban The Martyr Anglican Church, Auchenflower
- Family History Photos - St Alban The Martyr Anglican Church, Auchenflower