Battery Hill, Queensland

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Battery Hill
CaloundraQueensland
Battery Hill is located in Queensland
Battery Hill
Battery Hill
Coordinates26°46′45″S 153°07′45″E / 26.7791°S 153.1291°E / -26.7791; 153.1291 (Battery Hill (centre of suburb))
Population2,536 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,820/km2 (7,300/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4551
Elevation10 to 28 m (33 to 92 ft)
Area0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
CountyCanning
ParishBribie
State electorate(s)Caloundra
Federal division(s)Fisher
Suburbs around Battery Hill:
Currimundi Currimundi Currimundi
Aroona Battery Hill Dicky Beach
Aroona Caloundra Dicky Beach

Battery Hill is a suburb of Caloundra in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Battery Hill had a population of 2,536 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Battery Hill is 4 kilometres (2 mi) north of Caloundra.

The suburb is bounded to the north by Buderim Road, to the east by Coonowrin Drive, to the south by Cooroora Street, and to the west by the Nicklin Way.[3]

Battery Hill is a hill in the south-east of the locality (26°46′52″S 153°07′47″E / 26.7810°S 153.1298°E / -26.7810; 153.1298 (Battery Hill)) at 28 metres (92 ft) above sea level.[4][5]

History[edit]

In the 2016 census Battery Hill had a population of 2,536 people.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Battery Hill recorded a population of 2,588 people, 53.1% female and 46.9% male.[citation needed]

The median age of the Battery Hill population was 40 years, 3 years above the national median of 37.

78.7% of people living in Battery Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 5%, England 3.9%, South Africa 0.8%, United States of America 0.8%, Netherlands 0.6%.

92.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Spanish.

Education[edit]

There are no schools in Battery Hill. The nearest government primary schools are Currimundi State School in neighbouring Currimundi to the north-east and Talara Primary College also in Currimundi but to the north-west. The nearest government secondary schools are Caloundra State High School in neighbouring Caloundra to the south and Meridan State College in Meridan Plains to the west.[3]

Amenities[edit]

There are a number of parks in the suburb, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Battery Hill (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Battery Hill – suburb in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48517)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Mountain peaks and capes - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 12 November 2020. Archived from the original on 25 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Battery Hill – mountain in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 1855)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  6. ^ a b c d e f "Land for public recreation - Queensland". Queensland Open Data. Queensland Government. 20 November 2020. Archived from the original on 22 November 2020. Retrieved 22 November 2020.

External links[edit]

  • "Battery Hill". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.