Boronia Heights, Queensland

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Boronia Heights
Logan CityQueensland
Boronia Heights State School, 2014.JPG
Boronia Heights State School, 2014
Boronia Heights is located in Queensland
Boronia Heights
Boronia Heights
Coordinates27°41′19″S 153°01′09″E / 27.6886°S 153.0191°E / -27.6886; 153.0191 (Boronia Heights (centre of suburb))Coordinates: 27°41′19″S 153°01′09″E / 27.6886°S 153.0191°E / -27.6886; 153.0191 (Boronia Heights (centre of suburb))
Population7,862 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,828/km2 (4,740/sq mi)
Postcode(s)4124
Area4.3 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
Location27 km (17 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)Logan City
State electorate(s)Logan
Federal division(s)Forde
Suburbs around Boronia Heights:
Forestdale Hillcrest Regents Park
Greenbank Boronia Heights Park Ridge
Greenbank Greenbank Park Ridge

Boronia Heights is a suburb in the City of Logan, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census Boronia Heights had a population of 7,862 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

Boronia Heights lies to the west of Park Ridge.

History[edit]

Boronia Heights was known as the Logan Ridges through to the early 1890s.[3]

Boronia Heights State School opened on 29 January 1990.[4]

Boronia Heights was gazetted as a suburb in October 1991 and was named after the first residential housing estate in the area.[2][3]

In the 2011 census, Boronia Heights recorded a population of 7,604 people.[5]

In the 2016 census Boronia Heights had a population of 7,862 people.[1]


Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Boronia Heights recorded a population of 7,604 people, 51.6% female and 48.4% male.[5]

The median age of the Boronia Heights population was 30 years, 7 years below the national median of 37.[5]

71.4% of people living in Boronia Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 7.4%, England 3.4%, Philippines 1.1%, India 0.9%, Fiji 0.7%.[5]

83.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.3% Samoan, 0.8% Urdu, 0.8% Hindi, 0.7% German, 0.5% Mandarin.[5]

Education[edit]

Boronia Heights State School is a government primary (Prep-6) school for boys and girls at 194 Middle Road (27°41′03″S 153°01′04″E / 27.6842°S 153.0178°E / -27.6842; 153.0178 (Boronia Heights State School)).[6][7] In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 638 students with 48 teachers (44 full-time equivalent) and 33 non-teaching staff (21 full-time equivalent).[8] It includes a special education program.[6]

Amenities[edit]

The Boronia Bushland Reserve offers opportunities for bushwalking, barbecues and picnics. The bushland is home to many species of Australian fauna including eastern grey kangaroos, bandicoots, goannas, possums and koalas. The area has many scribbly gums, characterised by the scribbly lines on the otherwise smooth grey trunks.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Boronia Heights (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Boronia Heights – suburb in City of Logan (entry 45253)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Boronia Heights". Suburbs. Logan City Council. Archived from the original on 8 May 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Opening and closing dates of Queensland Schools". Queensland Government. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  5. ^ a b c d e Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Boronia Heights (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 April 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  6. ^ a b "State and non-state school details". Queensland Government. 9 July 2018. Archived from the original on 21 November 2018. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Boronia Heights State School". Archived from the original on 4 August 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2018.
  8. ^ "ACARA School Profile 2018". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Archived from the original on 27 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2020.
  9. ^ "Boronia Bushland Reserve". Parks Directory. Logan City Council. Archived from the original on 19 April 2020. Retrieved 6 March 2020.

External links[edit]

  • "Boronia Heights". Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland, University of Queensland.