Burpengary East, Queensland

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Burpengary East
Moreton Bay RegionQueensland
Burpengary East is located in Queensland
Burpengary East
Burpengary East
Coordinates27°08′39″S 153°00′00″E / 27.14417°S 153.00000°E / -27.14417; 153.00000Coordinates: 27°08′39″S 153°00′00″E / 27.14417°S 153.00000°E / -27.14417; 153.00000
Population6,433 (2016 census)[1]
Established2010
Postcode(s)4505
Location
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s)Bancroft
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Burpengary East:
Morayfield Beachmere Beachmere
Burpengary Burpengary East Moreton Bay
Burpengary Deception Bay Moreton Bay

Burpengary East is a suburb in the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2]

Geography[edit]

The suburb is bounded by the Bruce Highway on the west. It is bounded by the Caboolture River on the north-east, where the river enters Moreton Bay which then forms a short eastern boundary to the suburb. The southern boundary is approximates the course of Little Burpengary Creek. Burpengary Creek flows through the suburb from west to east where it empties into Moreton Bay. The suburb is predominantly used for residential housing, although some areas remain rural or undeveloped. Deception Bay Conservation Park is in the south-east of the suburb extending south to Deception Bay.

History[edit]

Burpengary East was part of the suburb of Burpengary until it was separately gazetted in 2010.[2]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 census, Burpengary East had a population of 6,433 people. [1] The median age was 45 years, 7 years above the national median of 38.[1] 78.5% of the people living in Burpengary East reported being born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.9%, New Zealand 3.9%, Scotland 0.6%, Philippines 0.6%, Germany 0.6%.[1]

Year Population Notes
2011 5,762 [3]
2016 6,433 [1]

Education[edit]

There are no schools within Burpengary East, but there are both primary and secondary schools in a number of neighbouring suburbs.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Burpengary East". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 September 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Burpengary East (entry 46998)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Burpengary East". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 31 May 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "Queensland State and Non-State Schools". Queensland Government. Archived from the original on 2014-05-08. Retrieved 30 May 2014.