Blue Mountain Heights, Queensland
|Blue Mountain Heights
|Population||805 (2006 census)|
|• Density||175.0/km2 (453/sq mi)|
|Area||4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)|
|Location||7 km (4 mi) N of Toowoomba|
|State electorate(s)||Toowoomba North|
Derived from a hotel name, formerly called Blue Mountain Estate, named by Queensland Place Names Board 1 May 1975. Named and bounded by the Minister for Natural Resources 12 February 1999. Regazetted without change by the Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, 23 September 2005.
The area was named in 1975 after a hotel in the area known as Blue Mountains Estate.
Blue Mountain Heights is among the most advantaged suburbs of Toowoomba; at the 2006 census, residents had a median individual income of $585, compared with $448 for the Toowoomba statistical district, and a median family income of $1,559 compared to $1,116. The suburb had a SEIFA score of 1140, placing it ahead of all other suburbs except Redwood.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Blue Mountain Heights (Crows Nest Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
- "Blue Mountain Heights (entry 47892)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Toowoomba (QLD) (Statistical District)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 March 2009). "2033.0.55.001 - Census of Population and Housing: Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA), Australia - Data only, 2006". Retrieved 5 June 2011.
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