Cashmere, Queensland

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Cashmere
Moreton BayQueensland
Population 4,651 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4500
Location 25.5 km (16 mi) from Brisbane GPO
LGA(s) Moreton Bay Region
State electorate(s) Pine Rivers
Federal Division(s) Dickson
Suburbs around Cashmere:
Samsonvale Whiteside Joyner
Mount Samson Cashmere Warner
Clear Mountain Clear Mountain Eatons Hill

Cashmere is an outer suburb of the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] It is on the north-western outskirts of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

The origin of the suburb name is from an early property owner by the name of James Cash.[3]

Cashmere is located near the foothills of the D'Aguilar Range surrounded by dense forest. Cashmere is bounded to the north by Lake Samsonvale and is located west of Warner.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2011 census, Cashmere recorded a population of 4,651 people, 49.7% female and 50.3% male.

The median age of the Cashmere population was 35 years, 2 years below the national median of 37.

77.3% of people living in Cashmere were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.2%, New Zealand 3.6%, South Africa 3.1%, Scotland 0.7%, Germany 0.6%.

94.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 1% Afrikaans, 0.4% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% French.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Cashmere (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Cashmere (entry 45379)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Pine Rivers historical figures - James Cash". Moreton Bay Regional Council. Retrieved 8 March 2010. 

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Coordinates: 27°17′S 152°55′E / 27.283°S 152.917°E / -27.283; 152.917