Caboolture South, Queensland

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Caboolture South
Moreton BayQueensland
Population5,300 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)4510
Location45 km (28 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s)Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Morayfield
Federal Division(s)Longman
Suburbs around Caboolture South:
Bellmere Caboolture Caboolture
Bellmere Caboolture South Morayfield
Upper Caboolture Morayfield Morayfield

Caboolture South is a suburb in Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Brisbane, the state capital.

History[edit]

The origin of the suburb name is from the Yugarabul Aboriginal language meaning place of carpet snake which is located south of the original Caboolture township.[2]

Caboolture State School opened on 4 August 1873. In 1890 it became Caboolture South State School. In 1908 it was became Morayfield State School.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Caboolture South recorded a population of 4,857 people, 51% female and 49% male.

The median age of the Caboolture South population was 31 years, 6 years below the national median of 37.

People identifying as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 5.6% of the population.

77.7% of people living in Caboolture South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 4.9%, England 3.6%, Philippines 0.8%, Scotland 0.7%, Samoa 0.6%.

89.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1.1% Samoan, 0.3% German, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Italian.

Education[edit]

  • Caboolture Special School

Land use[edit]

Caboolture South is a mixed-use area, with residential, commercial and industrial land use.[4] Market Plaza shopping centre with Woolworths and local shops is located on Market Drive.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Caboolture South (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Caboolture South (entry 45373)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0
  4. ^ About the areas - Caboolture South | profile.ID

Coordinates: 27°06′S 152°57′E / 27.100°S 152.950°E / -27.100; 152.950