Bellmere, Queensland

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Bellmere
Queensland
Population 5,863 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4510
Location
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Longman
Suburbs around Bellmere:
Wamuran Moodlu Caboolture
Rocksberg Bellmere Caboolture South
Rocksberg Upper Caboolture Morayfield

Bellmere is a locality of the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland, Australia.[2] Located to the west of the centre of Caboolture, it is essentially a suburb of that town. At the 2011 census, Bellmere recorded a population of 5,540 persons, with a median age of 30 years.[3]

History[edit]

It has been claimed that Bellmere was named after local landowner Arthur John Bell.[4]

Bellmere State School opened on 14 July 1913 but closed in 1936.[5][6]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Bellmere recorded a population of 5,540 people, 51.8% female and 48.2% male.

The median age of the Bellmere population was 30 years, 7 years below the national median of 37.

76.5% of people living in Bellmere were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 5.6%, England 4.5%, Philippines 0.8%, Korea, Republic of 0.6%, Scotland 0.5%.

89.3% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.7% Samoan, 0.6% Korean, 0.5% Arabic, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Tongan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bellmere (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Bellmere (entry 45363)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bellmere". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 April 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "IT MEANT MORE THAN THE HOLIDAYS". The Courier-Mail. Brisbane: National Library of Australia. 10 December 1954. p. 11. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Agency ID8866, Bellmere State School". Queensland State Archives. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  6. ^ "STATE SCHOOLS". The Brisbane Courier. National Library of Australia. 27 June 1913. p. 8. Retrieved 16 April 2014.

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Coordinates: 27°05′21″S 152°55′36″E / 27.08917°S 152.92667°E / -27.08917; 152.92667 (Bellmere)