Balmoral Ridge, Queensland

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Balmoral Ridge
Sunshine CoastQueensland
Balmoral Ridge is located in Queensland
Balmoral Ridge
Balmoral Ridge
Coordinates26°44′37″S 152°53′30″E / 26.7436°S 152.8916°E / -26.7436; 152.8916Coordinates: 26°44′37″S 152°53′30″E / 26.7436°S 152.8916°E / -26.7436; 152.8916
Population278 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density29.26/km2 (75.8/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4552
Area9.5 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Glass House
Federal Division(s)Fisher
Suburbs around Balmoral Ridge:
North Maleny Montville Eudlo
North Maleny Balmoral Ridge Diamond Valley
North Maleny Maleny Bald Knob

Balmoral Ridge is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Balmoral Ridge had a population of 278 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Balmoral Ridge is 82 kilometres (51 mi) north of Brisbane on the Blackall Range in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

In the north the locality lies adjacent to Baroon Pocket Dam. Balmoral Lookout is located on a prominent ridge of the range along Maleny Montville Road. Obi Obi Creek marks a majority of the western boundary.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Balmoral Ridge recorded a population of 281 people, 53.7% female and 46.3% male.[3] The median age of the Balmoral Ridge population was 55 years, 18 years above the national median of 37. 68.2% of people living in Balmoral Ridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.7%, New Zealand 4.3%, Scotland 1.4%, Finland 1.4%, Canada 1.1%. 87.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.8% Afrikaans, 1.8% German.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Balmoral Ridge (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Balmoral Ridge - locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48505)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Balmoral Ridge (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 January 2014. Edit this at Wikidata